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 Bosnia - General Info

Time Zone

UTC +1

Yachting Essentials

Electricity
Voltage: 220v
Frequency: 50Hz

Docking
There is no marina or facilities for yachts here.

Opening Hours

Banking hours are from 08:00 to 19:00 Mondays to Fridays.

Shopping hours are normally from 08:00 to 20:00, although the days of opening vary from area to area.

Post office hours are generally 09:00-17:00 Mondays to Fridays.

Money

The currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the Bosnia and Herzegovina Konvertibilna Marka (KM), with one Marka equalling 100 Pfening.

Most transactions in Bosnia are in cash.

ATM's are now readily available in towns and cities.

Traveller's cheques are not widely accepted and it can prove difficult to exchange them.

Communications

International dialing code for Bosnia and Herzegovina is +387

Internet cafes are available throughout Bosnia but broadband availability is limited.

Post offices can be found in almost all villages, towns and cities.

Mobile phone coverage is reasonable in major cities and towns.

Transport

The typical transportation option to Sarajevo from Neum is by bus or hired car. There is no train station in Neum, but trains service the major inland cities.

There are no international ferries to Neum.

Neum is in the Neum Corridor, a small strip of land separating two areas of Croatia. There is a borderless highway between sections of Croatia, but travel to Croatia from Neum will require a passport check. Always get your passport stamped.

Diplomatic Missions

Foreign Embassies in Bosnia and Herzegovina

United States Embassy, Sarajevo: +387 33 619592

British Embassy, Sarajevo: +387 444 429

Canadian Embassy, Sarajevo: + 387 222 033

Australian Embassy in Vienna, Austria (also responsible for Bosnia and Herzegovina): +43 (0)1 506 740

South African Embassy, Athens, Greece (also responsible for Bosnia and Herzegovina): +30 210 610 6645

Embassy of Ireland, Ljubljana, Slovenia (also responsible for Bosnia and Herzegovina): +386 (0)1 300 8970

New Zealand Embassy, Rome, Italy (also responsible for Bosnia and Herzegovina): +39 06 441 7171

Full List of Diplomatic Missions in Bosnia - see link
Foreign Agencies in Bosnia

Events

Tourism Association of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina: +387 33 252 928.

Emergencies

Bosnia and Herzegovina Emergency Numbers

Ambulance - Tel 94
Fire - tel 93
Police - tel 92

Publications

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Update History

March 2018: Publications updated.
June 2017: Formalities checked and updated.
June 2015: Formalities, health & money checked/updated.
April 2015: Publications checked.
June 2013: Formalities checked.

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Please E-mail noonsite with any new information, updates or corrections. Even just a short email confirming that the current data is accurate would be most helpful.

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