Money Matters

Kuna (HRK, kn) is the currency in Croatia. One kuna equals 100 lipa.
There are coins of 1, 2, 5 and 25 kuna and 1, 5, 10, 20, 50 lipa. Banknotes have denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 kuna.
Exchange Rates (daily informations available)
1 EUR = app. 7,4 HRK
1 US$ = app. 5,3 HRK
Credit Card Services
Mastercard - Eurocard, VISA, Diners Club and American Express are widely accepted in shops, hotels and restaurants. There are many ATMs in the city.
Banks are generally open to the public between 8 am and 6 pm. You may change foreign currency in kuna at all banks. In money exchange offices, the exchange rate is somewhat more favourable and the service is generally faster. There are many such offices in the city and they are usually open between 8 am and 6 pm, but those at the train (Glavni kolodvor) and bus station (Autobusni kolodvor) are open 24 hours. On Saturdays the banks are open between 8 am and 12 noon. On Sundays and holidays both banks and exchange offices are closed. Currency exchange is, however, possible at hotels’ reception desks.
Telephone, Postal and Internet Services
There are a lot of internet cafés in Zagreb where you will find all you need. Some of them are:
  • Art Net Club, Preradovićeva 25  
  • Cyber Cafe Sublink,Teslina 12  
  • Cyber Funk Cafe, Masarykova 26 (in the backyard)
  • Ergonet, Badalićeva 26c  
  • Internet & Call Shop, Skalinska 3  
  • Internet 0-24, Avenija Marina Držića 4 (main bus station)
  • Internet Centar Galleria, Iblerov trg 10  
  • Iskoninternet - KIC, Preradovićeva 5/I  
  • VIP, trg P. Preradovića 5
If you have a mobile phone you can easily buy prepaid starter sets which cost around 200 kuna and include 100 kuna coupons as well as SIM cards. The networks that exist are VIP (091), T-Mobile (098) and Tele 2 (095) and their SIM cards can be bought in newsstands or ATM machines. They also offer prepaid wireless Internet service.
The Central Post Office is located in Jurišićeva 4, located just east of the Trg bana Jelačića.
Zagreb postal code is HR-10 000.
Rates for domestic calls are the same in the metropolitan area as well as nationwide. You can buy pre-paid international phone cards in post offices and call from public telephone booths.
Croatian country code    385
Zagreb city code            01
Croatian exit code          00
Police                            92
Fire brigade                   93
Ambulance                    94
Emergency Call Service  112
Working hours:
Weekdays: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sundays and holidays: Pharmacies on duty 24 hours and groceries at bus/railway stations from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Pharmacies are all over the city centre, and you can easily locate them by their green cross.
Pharmacies on duty on weekends and bank holidays:
  • Trg bana J. Jelačića 2, tel. +385 1 48-16-159 
  • Ilica 301, tel. +385 1 37-50-321 
  • Grižanska 4 (Dubrava), tel. +385 1 29-92-350 
  • V. Holjevca 22 (Siget), tel. +385 1 65-25-425 
  • Ozaljska 1, tel. +385 1 30-97-586 
Drinking Water
Water is drinkable and of a high quality in the public water supply system throughout the country.
Voltage 220 V, frequency 50 Hz
Embassies in Zagreb
You will find the information about diplomatic-consular missions located in the Republic of Croatia on the web-pages of Croatian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


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