Kuna (1 Kuna = 100 Lipa). There are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Lipa coins, 1, 2, 5 and 25 Kuna coins and 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Kuna banknotes.

Credit cards

Most hotels, restaurants and shops accept credit cards (American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, Sport Card International). Cash dispensing machines are ubiquitous.


Tap water is potable throughout Croatia.

Foreign currencies

Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks, exchange offices, post offices and at most tourist agencies, hotels and camping grounds. Banking hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. from Monday to Friday. On Saturdays banks are open until 1 p.m. In the larger cities some banks are also open on Sundays.


Voltage of city power grid: 220V, frequency 50 Hz.

Time zone

GMT plus one hour in winter (GMT+1) and GMT plus two hours in summer (GMT+2).

Important telephone numbers

International country code for Croatia: 385
A single country number for all emergency situations: 112
Roadside vehicle assistance: 987
National Search and Rescue Center: 9155
General information: 981
Information for international numbers: 902
Weather forecast and road conditions: 060 520 520
Croatian Automobile Club (HAK): +385 1 4640 800
Croatian angels: +385 62 999 999

Travel documentation

Passport or some other internationally recognised identification document. Tourists may remain in Croatia for up to three months.