The water is safe and drinkable throughout the country .
Important telephone numbers
emergency first aid: 112
AMZS - Automobile Association of Slovenia: 1987
Electricity Current is 220 V, 50 Hz.
Stores Working hours are mostly non-stop without lunch time closing.- Weekdays: 8:00 to 19:00, some mega stores to 21:00- Saturdays: 8:00 to 13:00, some mega stores to 21:00- Sundays and holidays: On duty pharmacies, etc., some private stores non-stop and some mega stores 9:00 to 15:00.
Payment is in euros; most stores accept credit cards: AMERICAN EXPRESS, DINERS, MASTER CARD - EUROCARD, and VISA.
Post Offices Hours of operation:- Weekdays: 8:00 to 19:00- Saturdays: 8:00 to 12:00 Evenings and Sundays only main Post Offices in larger centers are open; www.posta.si
lnternational outgoing call prefix: 00
International calls to Slovenia prefix: 386
Public telephones operate on magnetic cards. Magnetic cards are sold at post offices, newspaper agents and tobacco shops; www.telekom.si
Banks will exchange foreign currency and travellers checks for euro.
Foreign residents may open accounts, and it is possible to send money orders and transfer payments.
Changing money is also possible at exchange offices in hotels, gas stations, tourist agencies, supermarkets, and numerous small exchange offices.
Hours of operation: Weekdays: 8:30-12:30 and 14:00-17:00 Saturdays: 8:30 to 11:00/12:00
Weather Due to the changes in climate – Mediterranean at the coast, Alpine in the Alps and Karavanke mountains, and Pannonian to the northeast of the country – the appropriate clothes for each season is recommended. Average temperatures in July are above 21°C and in January 0°C. In summer it can be very hot at the coast and quite cold in the mountains. We advise you to check the weather forecast before coming to Slovenia.
LINK :Weather in Slovenia
Car parks marked blue (blue zone) have to be paid for and they are usually equipped with parking machines. Some are completely free; some are free only for an hour but usually it is better to buy a “parking ticket” in advance. You can buy it in stores or at news agents.
Pharmacies There are plenty of pharmacies in the city that offer drugs on receipt or without. Prior to buying stronger medicine please visit the doctor, who will issue a receipt. Most of the pharmacists speak English, so just tell them what is wrong with you and they will help you the best they can.
Alcohol is sold in all grocery stores from 7:00 to 21:00. In order to buy it you must be 18 or older and usually show some ID.
Tobacco In order to buy tobacco or cigarettes you must be 15 or older. About Slovenia (State Portal of the Republic of Slovenia) General Information (Slovenian Tourist Board) (Source: Travel Agent's Manual, 2004,
Tobacco In order to buy tobacco or cigarettes you must be 15 or older.
About Slovenia (State Portal of the Republic of Slovenia)
General Information (Slovenian Tourist Board)
(Source: Travel Agent's Manual, 2004,