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Useful addresses

United Kingdom

Croatian Tourist Board – 2 The Lanchesters, 162-164 Fulham Palace Road, London W6 9ER – t 0208 563 7979 – http://www.croatia.hr/

Embassy of Croatia – 21 Conway Street, London W1T 6BN – t 0207 387 2022 – http://uk.mfa.hr/

Republic of Ireland

Croatia does not have a tourist office in Ireland, but its official website is very informative. http://www.croatia.hr/

Embassy of Croatia – Adelaide Chambers, Peter Street, Dublin 8 – t 01 476 7181 – http://ie.mfa.hr/


European Union nationals: identity card or passport (a passport is essential if travelling to any neighbouring countries).

Important: if staying with friends, you must register at the nearest police station. Failure to do so can lead to a fine and expulsion, together with a six-month ban on return to the country.


Also see Practical A to Z.

No vaccinations are necessary. However ticks are a problem in northern Croatia and the Zagreb region and can be a serious risk. Vaccines possible (3 injections).

The European Health Insurance Card is not valid in Croatia. To claim medical expenses, keep all receipts and contact your local health service once home. Repatriation insurance is recommended. Some credit cards include travel insurance; check before you leave home.

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