Things to Consider Before You Travel to Croatia

Before you travel to Croatia, there are some things you should know. A Covid test is not required for visits lasting less than 24 hours. If you’re a digital nomad, it will allow you to travel freely around Croatia. You can stay in hotels, restaurants, and bars without requiring an entry visa. A digital nomad permit is also available in Croatia.

All cities and towns in Croatia have tourist associations that promote tourism. You will find information about local accommodations and room-letting agencies in most towns and cities. Although these offices may be able to book rooms, you shouldn’t rely on them. Many staff at coastal resorts speak German and Italian. Although the opening hours of tourist information offices might vary, it is worth asking before you depart for your trip.

Despite the low crime rate in Croatia, it’s a good idea to be sensible and not flaunt expensive items. Although Croatia is relatively safe and secure, routine police check are still quite common. You should always have a copy your driving license and passport. If you are in trouble, it is best to wait until you are able to explain your situation in English. Without a warrant, police officers cannot search your home. If you are arrested, you could be held for up to 24 hours without being charged. Your consulate should be notified by the police about your arrest.

Croatia is home to 90% of Catholics. Croatia is dedicated to the Catholic Church, with each village having a patron saint that is celebrated on special feasts. Croatia is particularly proud of the Virgin Mary. Many shrines have been built in honor of her. You can take a bus from Split or Dubrovnik in four hours. Driving from Dubrovnik or Istria takes about five hours.

It is recommended that you drive in Croatia with your car. To avoid being denied entry, local authorities might ask for a V5 logbook. You will need to provide a copy your license. You could be subject to impoundment if you fail to follow these rules. To avoid being caught unaware, you should follow local authorities during natural catastrophes. For more information, please contact the Embassy of Croatia in London if you have any doubts.

You should familiarize yourself with the local regulations regarding entry requirements before you travel to Croatia. Croatia is an EU member, but not a Schengen country. Travelers should always have their passports with them. It is a good idea to keep your passport current for at least three months after the date you intend to leave. Unexploded mines could block the country’s borders, so be careful.