When planning a trip abroad it is good to be aware of any requirements that the country you are visiting has in place, such as driving regulations and what type of passport or visas you might need in order to enter. On these pages you will find useful information about travelling to Slovenia to help you prepare for your trip.

CULTURE

Slovenia is an amazingly beautiful little country great for campers and caravanners and a place where you can expect a warm and friendly welcome.

The official Language of Slovenia is Slovene, which is spoken by a large majority of the population. Some of the most common words and greetings you may find useful to know when visiting are:

• Pozdravljeni, Živjo – Hello
• Zbogom – Good bye
• Hvala – Thank you
• Da / Ne / Mogoče – Yes / No / Maybe
• Prosim – Please
• Oprostite – Excuse me
• Govorite angleško? – Do you speak English?
• Kamp – Campsite
• Moški / Ženske – Gents / Ladies
• Odprto / Zaprto – Open / Closed

Slovene is not an easy language to learn and there isn't a huge amount of learning material available, although there’s no need to worry as you won't have any problems. English is spoken in all the main areas, making it a very tourist friendly place to visit.

CURRENCY

The currency of Slovenia is the Euro.

Banking Hours
Monday to Friday: 0900 hrs – 1200hrs and 1400hrs – 1700hrs
Banks are closed on Saturdays and Sundays

Credit Cards & ATM
Most major credit cards (Mastercard, American Express and Visa) are widely accepted by shops, hotels, restaurants and petrol stations. However, Diner’s Club cards are generally not accepted for payment.

There are cash dispenser machines (ATMs) throughout the country which accept debit and credit cards.

Travellers' cheques may be exchanged in most banks and post offices, in addition to bureaux de change and travel agencies.