What is the local currency?
Croatia national currency is the kuna, with one kuna equal to 100 lipas.
Should I change money before I go?
Foreign currency can be exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices and hotels throughout Zagreb at the rate of the day.
The majority of establishments and ATMs will also accept credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Diners, etc.
How much should I budget per day for extras?
This is completely up to you and what you plan on doing in your free time. For guidance, you can expect to pay the following:
- 3.50 EUR minimum for entry to museums, galleries and churches.
- 10 EUR average for a quick meal
At a sit-down restaurant, an average meal cost ( 1 course ) from 20.00 EUR or more.
- A glass of local wine will cost around 8 EUR
- A domestic beer will cost around 350 EUR
Is it customary to tip?
Yes in Croatia it’s customary to tip 10% -12% if you find the service in a restaurant was really good.
Then for your guide and driver, it is customary, though not compulsory to tip them around £3-5 a day, this would normally be given at the end of the adventure and is completely up to you and whether you feel they have earnt it.