Welcome to Split & Šibenik - Essential Travel Info

Essential Travel Info

Time Zone
CET (GMT +1 Standard Time)

Currency & Exchange Rage
The official currency in Croatia is the kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa). 
1EUR = approx. 7.6 KN
Because of the fluctuation in currency, for an accurate exchange rate, visit the Croatian National Bank  
Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices and in the majority of tourist information offices and hotels. 


Credit Cards & ATMs
Credit cards (Eurocard / Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Diners) are accepted in almost all hotels, restaurants, shops and cash machines. ATM's accept most international debit cards and a transaction fee of approx. 3,5% is charged for each cash withdrawal. Some ATM's offer credit card cash withdrawals, fees vary depending on card provider, kindly check with your provider about the same.

Placing Calls
Telephone Country Code: +385
Calling from a local number:
  • 0 + city OR cell provider prefix + phone number
  • example for cities: 01 449 607
  • example for cell phones: 091 123 4567
Calling from international numbers:
  • Country code + city OR cell provider prefix + phone number
  • example for cities: +385 1 449 607
  • example for cell phones: +385 91 123 4567
Emergency Toll-free Number
112

Power Supply
220 V, frequency: 50 Hz

Telephone Directory
11888

Water in Croatia
Tap water is safe to drink in all of Croatia.

Stay safe & healthy

There is a single countrywide number for all emergencies: 112 

They are responsible for dispatching all emergency services such as fire departments, police, emergency medical assistance and mountain rescue.
Make sure you use adequate SPF to protect yourself from sunburn. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids.
There are no vaccination requirements for entering Croatia.
Mosquitos can be a nuisance in the summer months, so take insect repellent if sensitive to mosquito bites.

Tap water in Croatia is perfectly safe, and in some areas considered the best in the world. However, you can still choose from several brands of excellent bottled water.