We now have an FAQ list that we hope will help you answer some of the more common ones.
1. What currency is used in Croatia?
The unit of currency in Croatia is the Croatian kuna. The current plans are for the Croatian kuna to be replaced by Euro at the beginning of 2023, when Croatia enters the Eurozone. The official rate at which the exchange will happen will be 7,53450 kuna per euro.
2. Official language in Croatia
Croatian is the South Slavic standard language spoken by 4.2 million people in Croatia (according to the 2001 census), and an indefinite number of people in other countries. However, the residents of Zagreb speak English very well, so you will have no problem communicating.
3. Money in Croatia: cash or credit card?
The best answer is a combination of the two, since most cards are used everywhere, in some cafes, shops or markets it is used in cash.
4. Where can I exchange money for another currency?
Currency exchange should be done in official and registered exchange offices that are not in the very center of the city, at bus stations or airports. One of the exchange offices with the best exchange rate is https://www.mjenjacnica-bozo.com.hr/. Another solution is to exchange currency at the bank.
5. Drinking water quality
Croatia is at the very top of Europe in terms of availability and richness of drinking water. According to Eurostat data, Croatia has the highest water supply per capita in the EU (with a long-term average of 27,330 m3 per capita), followed by Finland and Sweden. Tap water is safe to consume and drink and is of excellent quality.
6. What is the main square of Zagreb?
The main square of Zagreb is Ban Jelačić Square. Various historical-political and historical-sporting events were welcomed in that square. One of the most significant events is certainly on July 16, 2018, after winning second place at the 2018 World Cup, where the Croatian national football team was welcomed by 550,000 people.
7. Public transport
In Zagreb, public transport is very well organized and frequent and runs according to schedule. The schedule of public transport is available on the official website of the ZET company https://www.zet.hr/.
8. Wifi availability
In Zagreb, most restaurants, cafes and hotels have WiFi that you can use for free. In most cases you only need to ask stuff for a password.
9. Zagreb gastronomy
Zagreb is full of restaurants and has a rich gastronomic offer for everyone’s taste. It is recommended to try Zagreb specialties such as Zagreb steak and Zagrebačke štrukle.
10. Adapter compatibility
Participants from countries that have the same voltage as Croatia (220, 240V) will not have problems with their devices. However, keep in mind that some countries often have different sockets than Croatian ones, so your electrical appliances can be permanently damaged if you try to turn them on.