Montenegro Informations for travellers
Montenegro usefull information
Area: 14,026 Km2
Drive: drives on the right
Lang: Serbian (Ijekavian dialect - official)
Climate: Mediterranean climate, hot dry summers and autumns and relatively cold winters with heavy snowfalls inland
Practice Usual Precaution
Exercise normal security precautions
There are no significant safety and security concerns.
Health, Security, Crime indexes of Montenegro
Montenegro assistanse numbers
Location of Montenegro: Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia
Actuall currency in Montenegro: EUR
$ 1 United States dollar (USD) = 0.84 EUR
£ 1 Euro (EUR) = 1 EUR
£ 1 Pound sterling (GBP) = 1.08 EUR
¥ 1 Japanese yen (JPY) = 0.01 EUR
A$ 1 Austrialian dollar (AUD) = 0.67 EUR
C$ 1 Canadian dollar (CAD) = 0.67 EUR
₽ 1 Russian rubel (RUB) = 0.01 EUR
1 Swiss Franc (CHF) = 0.88 EUR
1 South african rand (ZAR) = 0.06 EUR
Montenegro is a country which is friendly to tourists who visit it and take care of their safety, should consider the following conditions:
At places of greatest tourist interest there is often theft - tourists often complain about theft of money, documents (we remind you that every identity theft should be reported to the police, where appropriate to get a certificate of this fact). There...
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There are no special sanitary-epidemiological risks in Montenegro and no vaccination certificates are required.
State medical care is paid for foreigners and at a relatively low level. The doctor visit fee is between 30 and 50 EUR (without additional diagnostic and treatment fees).
Pharmacies are well stocked and do not require prescriptions.
Prior to going to Montenegro, compulsory / recommended vaccinations should be provided, pharmaceuticals used to prevent / cure diseases occurring in the country and to treat health problems that may occur during travel.
Hepatitis A - Vaccination in case of risk of ingestion of contaminated water and / or food
Hepatitis B - Vaccination for the risk of surgical intervention, injection, contact with infected blood, sexual contact
Rabies - Vaccinationin case of risk of bitting by wild animals, eg dogs, cats, foxes
List of non-vaccine prevential diseases accouring in Montenegro:
H5N1 Avian Influenza - Disease caused by virus transmitted by living birds.
Payment cards and credit cards (American Express, VISA, MasterCard / EuroCard, Maestro) are generally accepted (they can also be cashed from ATMs). Only small shops do not have adequate terminals.
During the day there are occasional power outages, and consequently, in water supplies and in winter heating.