Slovenia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Slovenia 🇸🇮

Slovenia is part of Europe with main city at Ljubljana. Its Developed country with a population of 2M people. The main currency is Euro. The languages spoken are Slovene. the Republic of Slovenia is the formal name of Slovenia It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~9.99 °C   🌧 ~135.76 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 2M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've published a new travel advice for The Republic of Slovenia. We've set the level at our lowest - ​exercise normal safety precautions in Slovenia.

issued date: December 21, 2018

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Slovenia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Slovene

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Slovenia uses the euro (symbol: €), code EUR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 euros. Euro is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 euros and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

💳 Cards

Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within Slovenia (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are very common in Slovenia. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Slovenia is on average 12.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Slovenia is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about €13.54, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: A1 Slovenija, Telekom Slovenije or Telemach. Slovenia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Slovenia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Slovenia, dial +, then 386 (the country code for Slovenia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Slovenia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Slovenia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 110 km/h (68 mph) on expressways, 130 km/h (80 mph) on motorways, 30 km/h (18 mph) in residential areas, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways. Right turn on red lights is strictly forbidden unless an additional green semaphore arrow allows it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

🚦 On the road

Road assistance is available at 1970 (DARS) or 1987 (AMZS). For general news on Slovenia's traffic use Prometno-informacijski center za državne ceste (PIC). For news on Slovenia’s motorways and tolls use DARS. Most popular petrol stations in Slovenia are Petrol, OMV and MOL. Petrol (unleaded) gas options are called bencin or Neosvin?en bencin (95/98). Petrol costs about €1.23 per liter.Diesel options are called diesel or Dizel.

🆘 Emergency

Universal

999

Police

999

Ambulance

999

Fire department

999

Last updated: October 8, 2019