Croatia destination information

All you need to know before visiting Croatia

Croatia summary

Croatia is a small country with around 4M Croatian. Official language is Croatian. Croatia uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+01:00 with daylight saving time. Currency used in Croatia is Kuna (HRK).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 77
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 44

ATMs in Croatia are Very common. Internet speed in Croatia is on average 6.4 Mbps. In Croatia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

🏙️ Zagreb
🗣️ Croatian
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4M ☀️ ~11 °C 🌧 ~86 mm 👍 Developed 🚩 57k km2 (22k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

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

Languages 🗣️

  • Croatian


Currency 💱

1 HRK = 0.14 USD

Croatia uses the Croatian kuna (symbol: kn), code HRK.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 kunas. Kuna is subdivided into 100 lipas. Coins come in denominations of 25, 5, 2 and 1 kunas and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 lipas.

ATM 🏧🏦

Very common

Automatic teller machines are very common in Croatia. 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.

Tipping 💁🏽

Not expected, but can leave extra tip

Tipping is usually not expected in Croatia. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.

Card 💳

Widely accepted

Credit cards are widely accepted within Croatia (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.


Mobile Phone 📱

Croatia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Croatia 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.

Emergency Calls 🚨

Police :


Fire department :


Calling ☎️


To call Croatia, dial +, then 385 (the country code for Croatia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number.


For local calls within Croatia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 1 .

international: + 385 1 1234567
calling local: 01 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Croatia is on average 6.4 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Croatia is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 82.25 kn, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Hrvatski Telekom, Tele2 or Vip.


Rules 🚗

In Croatia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick).

Limits 🚦

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, 50 km/h (31 mph) in all built-up areas and 90 km/h (55 mph) on undivided highways.


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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