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Last verified: Thursday, 13. August 2020 at 07:22 AM

Croatia Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Please reconsider your need to travel to Croatia

Local Situation: 3.7 / 5

Please reconsider your need to travel to Croatia. We detected travel advisories from 6 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 3.7 / 5

Croatia shares a land border with 5 neighbouring states. For this region of countries (including Croatia), the Advisory Index is 3.7 (average value over all countries). All countries have some reported advisories: Bosnia and Herzegovina (4), Montenegro (4), Serbia (4), Slovenia with 3.5 and Hungary with 3.2 (of 5).

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Croatia

There are currently 5,870 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Croatia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently 160 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Croatia.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Croatia

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Croatia.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Croatia from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 3.7 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Kroatien är ett tryggt resmål. Landets politiska situation är stabil. Var försiktig om du rör dig i närheten av gamla slagfält som inte röjts på minor. De är oftast tydligt utmärkta. Det är huvudsakligen tryggt att röra sig i turistområdena och längs med huvudvägarna.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/HR

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Denmark

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Hvis du rejser til Kroatien, bør du være ekstra forsigtig for at minimere risikoen for at blive smittet med coronavirus/COVID-19. Du udviser ekstra forsigtighed ved bl.a. at følge vores rejseråd i en tid med COVID-19. Hvis du rejser til Kroatien, bør du også orientere dig om lokale restriktioner forud for rejsen. Den danske ambassade i Zagreb har de seneste ...

Source: http://um.dk/da/rejse-og-ophold/rejse-til-udlandet/rejsevejledninger/kroatien/

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Reconsider travel to Croatia due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s COVID-19 page before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for the Croatia due to COVID-19. Croatia has resumed most transportation options, ...

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/croatia-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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The Canadian goverment suggests: Avoid non-essential travel.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/croatia

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 4 - Reconsider travelling.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Ireland

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 5 - Do not travel.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Australia

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If you're an Australian citizen or resident already overseas and are travelling from another country with a higher COVID-19 risk, you may be denied entry to Croatia. Some exemptions apply. You may need to quarantine for 14 days on arrival, or present a negative COVID-19 test. You must wear a face mask on public transport, in taxis, shops and other indoor areas. ...

Source: https://www.smartraveller.gov.au/destinations/europe/croatia

Individual rating changes for Croatia

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Croatia. Most recent events first.

Changes from August 7th 2020

The total rating for Croatia changed from 3.2 to 3.7. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government increased their existing warning for Croatia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +3.0).

Changes from June 27th 2020

The total rating for Croatia changed from 3.3 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government decreased their existing warning for Croatia to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by -1.0).

Changes from March 22nd 2020

The total rating for Croatia changed from 3.2 to 3.3. Here are the influencing details:

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The Canadian government issued a new warning for Croatia with a rating of 4.0.

Changes from March 18th 2020

The total rating for Croatia changed from 2.8 to 3.2. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government increased their existing warning for Croatia to 5.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 4.0 (by +1.0).

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Croatia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 15th 2020

The total rating for Croatia changed from 2.4 to 2.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Irish government increased their existing warning for Croatia to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 1.0 (by +2.0).

Changes from March 14th 2020

The total rating for Croatia changed from 1.8 to 2.4. Here are the influencing details:

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The Australian government issued a new warning for Croatia with a rating of 4.0.

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Croatia to 4.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 3.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from March 9th 2020

The total rating for Croatia changed from 1.5 to 1.8. Here are the influencing details:

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The Danish government increased their existing warning for Croatia to 3.0 (of 5.0) from the previous rating of 2.0 (by +1.0).

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Croatia changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Croatia with a rating of 1.0.

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The Irish government issued a new warning for Croatia with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Croatia with a rating of 2.0.

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The Danish government issued a new warning for Croatia with a rating of 2.0.

About Croatia

Croatia with its capital Zagreb is a country in Europe (Southern Europe), slightly smaller than West Virginia (56,542 km²). The country is located Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia. The climate can be described as Mediterranean and continental; continental climate predominant with hot summers and cold winters; mild winters, dry summers along coast. The landscape is geographically diverse; flat plains along Hungarian border, low mountains and highlands near Adriatic coastline and islands. With a population of about 4.49 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Zagreb
Population about 4.49 million
Size 56.542 km²
Size comparable to slightly smaller than West Virginia
Common languages Croatian, Serbian
Currency Kuna (short: HRK)
Common voltage (electricity) 230V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +385
Internet Top Level Domain .hr
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 HR
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 HRV
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 191

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Croatia is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution improving but still a concern in urban settings and in emissions arriving from neighboring countries
  • surface water pollution in the Danube River Basin

Natural hazzards

  • destructive earthquakes

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Croatia. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. aluminum
  2. beverages
  3. chemicals
  4. construction materials
  5. electronics
  6. fabricated metal
  7. food
  8. machine tools
  9. paper
  10. petroleum

Agriculture products

  1. alfalfa
  2. apples
  3. arable crops
  4. barley
  5. cabbage
  6. cattle
  7. clover
  8. corn
  9. cows
  10. dairy products

Croatian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Croatia.

Export products

  1. chemicals
  2. foodstuffs
  3. fuels
  4. machinery
  5. textiles
  6. transport equipment

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. electrical equipment
  3. foodstuffs
  4. fuels
  5. lubricants
  6. machinery
  7. transport

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Croatia?

Croatia is currently rated at 3,7 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 6 official sources. Please reconsider your need to travel to Croatia.

Is it safe to travel Croatia in 2020?

The score is rather high (3,7) and you should avoid all non-essential travel to Croatia. Maybe pick another location.

How many travel advisories do you know for Croatia?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 6 individual sources for Croatia.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Croatia?

There are currently 5,870 officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Croatia. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently 160 officially reported deaths related to this disease in Croatia.

What is the size of Croatia?

Croatia has a size of 56,542 km² or 21,831 mi² which is slightly smaller than West Virginia.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.