On July 19th
2021, Croatia was placed on the UK’s green ‘watch list’, meaning those
passengers returning from their trip would avoid isolation.
all countries that are categorised according to the UK’s current travel traffic
light system, we must remember to check the entry requirements of the country
in question, as each individual one has its on set of rules for those travellers
from the United Kingdom.
requirements into Croatia for UK travellers
travelling to Croatia must present one of the following:
· a negative COVID-19 private antigen
test not older than 48 hours
· OR a negative PCR test result not older
than 72 hours
· OR proof of vaccination
· OR a doctor’s certificate of recovery
following a positive COVID-19 test result between 11 and 180 days prior
under 12 are exempt from the entry requirements above if travelling with an
adult that meets one of the criteria.
If you fail
to present one of the documents, on arrival, and are not exempt, you will be
required to undertake a rapid antigen / PCR test and placed into isolation until
a negative result is confirmed. If you decide to take the rapid antigen test
and are planning to stay in Croatia for more than 10 days you will be required
to repeat the test again after the 10 days expires.
to producing test results / vaccination status passengers are also required to
complete an online entry form
it is recommended that you carry the details of your accommodation booking / ownership
of holiday home/boat. If you are arriving in Croatia on business, again proof
of business meeting / invitation is advised at this time.
your COVID-19 vaccination status
entry into Croatia you will need to provide certificate of a two-dose vaccine
course from the following providers:
receipt of one dose of Johnson & Johnson & Janssen will be accepted.
cases vaccination must have completed 14 days prior to arriving in Croatia.
accept the UK’s solutions to demonstrate
your COVID vaccination status.
that your NHS vaccination card will not be accepted as proof of vaccination
to visit in Croatia?
Here we look
at some tips and facts ahead of your trip to the Adriatic.
becoming one of the most desired places to visit in Europe, Croatia is sat at
the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, on the Adriatic Sea.
stunning walled cities, delicious local cuisine, and an extraordinarily
beautiful coastline, Croatia is sure to dazzle its visitors.
Croatia’s most popular attraction to visit, Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World
Heritage Site. Despite being relentlessly shelled in the 1990s during Croatia’s
Homeland War, its mighty walls, sturdy towers, medieval monasteries, baroque
churches, graceful squares and fascinating residential quarters all look
magnificent again. For the ultimate view of the city, take the cable car up Srd
to appreciate the amazing back drop the city has to offer. Alternatively, for
all you die-hard Game of Thrones fans, take a themed tour of the city to take
in the sights.
the capital and largest city in Croatia. It is also called the city of museums
as there are more of them per square foot than any other city in the world.
Having said that there is more to do than just browse around these historical
places of interest. With a combination of small traditional shops, larger
contemporary boutiques, markets and malls, it provides something for everyone.
Take in the city surroundings at one of the many cafes or enjoy some of the
delicious local cuisine on offer. Not quite on the same scale as the London
Eye, the Zagreb Eye is an observation deck located on the 16th floor
of a skyscraper situated in the corner of the main square to give a full
overview of the terracotta rooftops over the city.
largest of Croatia’s islands, Hvar has a growing reputation of being the more
upmarket destination in the country. Visited by many celebrities, this island
benefits from over 2800 hours of sunshine making it popular with those looking
for that sun drenched break. There is also the bonus that local hoteliers will
give you a reduction on your stay if you have more than 4 hours rain a day and
if it snows, your stay is free! This is how confident the locals are in the
In its 20th
anniversary, Carpe Diem is far and out the night hotspot of Hvar, popular with
the rich and famous. Dance the night away here while enjoying a cocktail or 2!
of Croatia is made up of its national parks, offering spectacular waterfalls
and luscious forests to explore. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site,
Plitvice National Park is home to 16, interconnected lakes, famous for their
something more active? Head to Mljet National Park for kayaking, hiking, and
swimming set to a backdrop of stunning scenery.
GET TO CROATIA
Croatia are offered all year round, with the budget airlines in the summer
months offering a wide selection of flights to both Zagreb & Dubrovnik. Flight
times from London to Dubrovnik are around 2 hrs 40mins, from Manchester just
under 3hrs. Head over to Skyscanner or Jetcost
to do a comparison on the best flights available.
There is the
option to reach Croatia via ferry/catamaran from Italy, if needed.
Esplanade, Zagreb - Built
in 1925 as a suitably glamorous stopover for passengers on the Orient Express,
the five-star Esplanade is unquestionably Zagreb’s most upmarket hotel.
Restored to its fabulous former glory in 2004, it offers a level of opulence
you’ll find nowhere else in Croatia.
from £109 per night for room only.
Head over to
Trivago to compare the best prices available on this hotel
currency of Croatia is the Croatian Kuna, sub-divided into 100 Lipa.
One pound is
currently worth 8.4997 Kuna (as @ 21st July 2021 Currency Online Group)
will go a long way in Croatia, another reason it proves a popular city break
Head over to
for more insight into the prices per city visited within the country.
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