Passport and Visa Information
As an EU member state, there is no restriction on the length of stay for UK Citizens visiting Slovenia.
Your passport is required to be valid for the duration of your stay, and does not need to have any extra period of validity past your return date. For further information please visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-
Please be advised that this information is valid as of the 25th September 2015 when this page was last updated.
A Guide to Slovenia –
Tap Water in Slovenia
Is it safe to drink tap water in Slovenia?
Absolutely! Slovenia has an excellent local water supply which is clean and uncontaminated. In many cities and towns you’ll find public drinking fountains which operate during the warmer months.
Money in Slovenia
The Euro is Slovenia’s official currency. You will receive roughly 1.35 Euros for every 1 pound (as of October 2015). The note denominations are 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 as well as 1 and 2 Euro coins. The Euro is divided into 100 cents and the coins come in denominations of 1, 2, 5,10, 20 and 50.
Where’s the best place to obtain Euros?
* ATMs in Slovenia –
* Online Currency Providers –
* High Street –
Using Debit and Credit Cards in Slovenia?
Credit and debit cards are widely accepted in most establishments such as hotels, bars, cafes and restaurants. Some smaller places and services, especially in the villages, little taverns and taxis will only accept cash, so ensure you take some with you.
Cost of eating out in Slovenia
Slovenian cuisine focuses up “hearty” meals rich in traditional flavours. Sampling these dishes is a must for any visitor and offers good value for money at restaurants, as well as at visiting cafes and bars. In general the cost of eating out is slightly cheaper than the UK (non London prices).
Simple dishes start from around £6, a bottle of house wine is £8 and ½ litre of local beer is £2. In cafes, coffee tends to be around £1.20. In top tourist areas such as Ljubljana and Lake Bled, prices tend to be slightly higher