ATMs -- All Croatia’s major banks operate Bankomats (aka ATMs) in Old Town and the surrounding suburbs. These are centrally located on the Stradun, in Lapad and Gruz[av],outside the Pile Gate, and in some hotel lobbies.

Banks --  Most banks open Monday–Friday 8am–7pm, and Saturday 8am–noon.

Credit Cards -- Credit cards are generally accepted at hotels and larger restaurants, but be sure to ask before you order.

Emergencies -- Dial tel. 192 for the police; tel. 194 for an ambulance; tel. 193 to report a fire. For road assistance from the Croatian Auto Club (, dial tel. 1987.


Hospital --  Dubrovnik General Hospital (; tel.020/431-777) is at Roka Mis[av]etic[as]a bb.

Internet Access --  Almost every hotel and hostel now offers free Internet access to guests, as do many cafés.

Pharmacies --  There are two pharmacies that alternate in working night shifts; if one is not open, the other should be. They are Kod Zvonika (tel. 020/321-133) at Placa 2 in the Old Town and Gruž.

Time Zone
-- Dubrovnik is on Central European Time (GMT plus 1 hr.). Daylight saving time starts in late March and ends in late October.


Tipping -- Tipping is generally not expected, though it is appreciated. High-end restaurants are the exception. Waiters there expect a tip.

Weather -- The climate in Dubrovnik is typical Mediterranean, with mild, rainy winters and hot, dry summers.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.