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Currency: The currency of Croatia is the Kuna. (1 Kuna = 100 Lipa). There are Lipa coins (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 Lipa), Kuna coins (1, 2, 5, 25 Kuna) and Kuna banknotes (5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Kuna). It is not unusual for shop keepers, including checkouts in supermarkets, to round change up or down to the nearest Kuna.

Access to Money: Foreign currency (notes) can be exchanged at banks, exchange offices, post offices and at most tourist agencies, hotels and camping grounds. Credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops (American Express, Diners Club, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa, Sport Card International). Cash dispensing machines (ATMs) can be found throughout Croatia.

Electricity: Voltage of city power grid ? 220V, frequency 50HZ. Electrical sockets take the standard 2-pin type found throughout most of Europe.
Water: Tap water is potable throughout Croatia.
Telephone: The international telephone code to ring into Croatia is +385. Phone booths? take coins?cards? Emergency Services within Croatia: Police – dial 92, Fire – dial 93, Ambulance – dial 94.
Time zone: Croatia is GMT plus one hour in winter and GMT plus two in summer.
Travel Documents: A valid passport or other internationally recognised identification document will usually allow a tourist to holiday in Croatia for up to three months. For detailed and up to date information please contact the Croatian Embassy in your country.
Car hire: Major car hire companies are available in most hotels and tourist resorts. Vehicles drive on the right-hand side of the road in Croatia. Don’t forget to keep your head lights on day and night.