Boats and ferries schedule Ferry Prizna - Žigljen (Pag) Catamaran Rijeka - Novalja
Currency Kuna (HRK = 100 cents). Foreign currency can be exchanged at the reception desk or in banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies and hotels.
Public holidays January 1st - New Year, January 6th - Epiphany Easter and Easter Monday, May 1st - Labor day, Day of Wreaths, Antifascist Struggle Day - June 22nd, Statehood Day - June 25th, August 5th - Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day and the Day of Croatian Defenders, August 15th - Assumption of Mary, October 8th - Independence Day, November 1st - All Saint's Day, December 25th and 26th - Christmas Power supply 220 V, frequency 50 Hz.
Tap water Drinkable in all parts of Croatia.
Fire protection measures If you see a fire, please report it immediately by phone at the numbers 93 or 112, in the meantime and before the arrival of firefighters try to extinguish the fire, but do not endanger yourself or others! Observe the signs forbidding the lighting of fires! Take care that your parked vehicle does not obstruct access to the fire.
Search and Rescue In case of accident on land or at sea, call the 112 center.
Croatia by car Cell phone use is prohibited while driving. Use of seat belts is mandatory.
Documents To enter Croatia, a driving license is required as well as a vehicle insurance card.
Permissible speed - in inhabited areas 50 km/h - outside inhabited areas 90 km/h - on major motor vehicles and fast motor vehicle roads 110 km/h, - on highways 130 km/h - motor vehicle with a caravan trailer 80 km/h - buses and buses with a light trailers 80 km/h
Mandatory driving with headlights in the winter season, day and night (0-24).
Petrol stations Open from 7 am to 7 or 8 pm every day and in the summer till 10 pm. There are also gas stations in the larger cities and on main international routes which are open 24/7.
In the event of an accident If a car accident was to happen, please inform the police at the number 112, it is not required to call the police in case of an accident with minor material damage. Secure the scene (set out the triangle!) And take measures to eliminate new threats. Wait for the police to arrive. In case of any and all damages to your car, be sure the police issues a confirmation related to the damage to the vehicle, as without such certificate you will not be allowed to cross the border. If you need your vehicle to be transported into a service call the road assistance at the phone number 1987 (for calls from abroad, dial 385 1 1987).
How to avoid traffic jams To avoid major prolongations to your travel and the waiting in lines we suggest that before traveling you gather up the information on the state of the road and the ferry traffic either with the Croatian Automobile Club (HAK) or by radio reports on the current traffic situation.
Important phone numbers International dialing code for Croatia: 385 National Protection and Rescue 112 Ambulance 194 Fire Department 193 Police Department 192 Road Assistance 1987 (if calling from abroad or by mobile phone, call 385 1 1987) Search and rescue at sea 195 Unique number for all emergency situations 112 General Information 18981 Information on local and intercity numbers: 11888 Information on international numbers 11802 Croatian Automobile Club (HAK) 1987 Internet: www.hak.hr; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org