Mesic Reisen


Important information line in Croatia

00385 International country code for Croatia

112 Unit number for all emergency

92 Police

93 firefighters

94 First Aid

981 General information

987 Roadside Assistance
00385 1987 roadside assistance call from the mobile phone

01 4640 800 Croatian automobile club HAK

060 520 520 Weather and road conditions

0800 200 200 information hotline for tourists

01 4878 800 Swiss Embassy in Zagreb

0800 897 092 for emergency lock-MasterCard (Switzerland)










Willkommen bei MESIC REISEN und in Kroatien

Swiss citizens and the citizens of the European Union will need to travel to Croatia a valid identity card (stay up to 30 days) or passport (stay up to 3 months) or
Child photo ID. If children traveling with their parents, you can be included in the passport of one of the parents. Please ensure that your travel documents are valid (ID card at least 30 days, passport at least three months).

• Customs regulations:
Tourists can their personal baggage without any restrictions to Croatia einführen.Wertvollere professional and technical equipment mus be declared at the border. Foreign safeguarding is freely imported and exported.
In addition to personal luggage (including cameras and video cameras, etc.) to Croatia can be imported duty free per adult:
200 cigarettes (or 50 cigars or 250g of tobacco), 1 liter of spirits, 1 liter of wine, 50 ml perfume, 500 g of coffee, 500 grams of tea, besides goods worth up to 300, - Kuna.

• Currency:
The Croatian currency is the "Kuna". There are coins and banknotes, the abbreviation is "kn", International "HRK". A Kuna is subdivided into 100 lipa (lp).
The exchange rate was at about 4.5 kn printing for 1 CHF.
Currency exchange is possible in Croatia at all post offices, banks and exchange bureaus, and at most hotel receptions.
The price varies slightly from bank to bank, the commission is between 0% and 3%. On vacation unused banks in Kuna can be exchanged back on production of the receipt in exchange CHF / EUR.
Banks are usually open Monday to Friday from 7.00 bis 15.00 clock, often until 20.00 clock.
In almost all the places you can find ATMs where you can withdraw cash (Kuna) withdraw by debit card and most credit cards. Also accept most of the shops, restaurants, gas stations and toll booths on the motorways major credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, Diners and American Express, as well as Maestro and Visa Electron.

• Money:
Customs regulations of the Republic of Croatia are adapted to the standards of the EU countries.
Foreign currency and checks are (kn 40 000, 1 Euro = 7.38 kn) up to an amount of 5.420 Euro are unlimited, and free-running, higher amount must be reported;
the import and export of local currency is limited to 15 000 kn for larger amounts require a special approval of the Croatian National Bank is required.
Valuable professional and technical equipment must be declared on arrival.
VAT (PDV) in Croatia is 22%.
For purchases in Croatia, the multi-
VAT on Form "Porezni CEK" (Tax check) back will be refunded if the individual account is higher than 500.00 kuna. More information: Customs of Croatia (Tel: 0800 1222 01 6102 333), Web: www.carina.hr

• Health care:
The health care system in Croatia is well - increasingly there are both polyclinics and hospitals, private clinics and private practices.
German Foreign need a medical certificate of their health insurance, and in some cases a deductible to be paid.
Private doctors (especially dentists) often have a contract with the public health insurance and have to be paid in cash. Medical costs in Croatia are much lower than in Germany or Austria.
Principle is always advisable to take out travel insurance as it applies to other European holiday destinations.

• Climate:
In Northern Croatia has a predominantly continental climate, the central part of the country and the mountain climate on the coast of the Mediterranean climate. In spring and fall, it is very mild on the coast, in the central and northern parts of the winter can be cold and snowy.

• Holidays:
January 1 New Year,
January 6, the Epiphany,
15th and 16 Easter,