exchanging money to Kunas

Discussion in 'Croatia' started by unkle77, Mar 6, 2014.

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  1. unkle77

    unkle77 New Member

    As you know, the Kuna is the Croatian currency and 1 Croatian Kuna equals barely 20 US cents. Places to exchange your dollars into kunas include currency exchange offices and banks, which use the daily bank rate set by the government and do not charge "commission". Do check with your local bank home, if they will charge you a fee for withdrawing money from the ATMs in Croatia.
     
  2. jackthelad

    jackthelad New Member

    The official currency of Croatia was the Kuna, but as the joined the EU in July 2013 it is the euro. I haven't been there since 2012 so i do not whether you can still use Kunas. I bet Croatia will be even more expensive now they've joined the euros...what a pity:(
     
  3. recuperai

    recuperai New Member

    You will pay a commission of about 3% in most instances plus the exchange rate fee at most exchange offices. I would only suggest exchanging money at a hotel in case of emergency because the exchange rate is terrible.
     

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