Visas

At the time of writing American, Canadian and EU passport holders can stay for up to 90 days without a visa.

Currency

Credit cards are widely accepted in all of the countries which you will be visiting. Please find all of the relevant currencies below. It may be necessary to carry a little cash for shops or market stalls which do not take card. It is worth having some cash in Euro's for the city tax in Venice which is to be paid locally in cash. It is €3.50 per passenger per night.

Venice - Euro
Croatia - Kuna
Slovenia - Euro

Weather

The weather in Europe in Summer should range from 18C - 26C or 64F - 78F.

Mobile Communications & Internet

In populated urban areas there should be good mobile signal but as we head into rural areas signal may fluctuate. However the majority of our hotels have free WiFi so you won't be without communications for long.



Time Zone

The time zone is Central European, 1 hour ahead of London GMT.

Tips

Gratuities to drivers, guides or rangers etc. Our local travel service providers are paid well and fairly for their work. However, it is usual for groups to tip guides and drivers and it would be reasonable for each group member to factor in a contribution of around USD10 per day.

Electricity

Electricity Electrical supply is 230V, 50Hz AC. Croatia & Italy use the standard European (round-pronged) plugs for which you will require an adapter.

What to pack…

We would recommend comfortable clothes & shoes for this tour, feel free to include a smart - casual outfit for dinner if you wish, however there is no pressure to follow a dress code.

The weather should largely be warm and sunny throughout the journey, however it is always good to be prepared for every eventuality, so make sure you pack a light jacket in case of rain and the fact that it may be cooler in the evening.

Insect repellent & sun cream are also essential items. Don't forget your camera, with charger / spare batteries and memory cards.

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