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Two parallel diagonal lines on a Schengen passport stamp

Technically, this is probably a duplicate of this question. However, the specifics make it worthy of a new answer. As that answer states, the double parallel lines indicates that the exit from the ...
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Driving through Croatia: can someone tell me where I took this photo?

On the E65 interchange north of Stupica...
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Two parallel diagonal lines on a Schengen passport stamp

To complement @Doc answer which is spot on Croatia is actually in a transitional period to fully abolish internal border controls Since Jan. 1st, internal border controls are indeed abolished for land ...
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Where can I get a typhoid vaccination in Zagreb?

I ended up getting a typhoid shot at the Zagreb city-run Andrija Stampar Teaching Institute of Public Health (Croatian: Zavod za javno zdravstvo "Dr. Andrija Štampar", link to official website). The ...
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Can I travel in Croatia using only Euro?

Update as of 2024: Croatia is now in the Eurozone and the EUR is the only official currency. ATMs are all over the country (except for very small villages and little islands), but cashless payments ...
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Travelling from Venice to Budapest, making a stop in Croatia

The question has basically already been answered in the comments, but here we go, also with a few possibilities to solve the problem. If you are correct with your statement in the question, that you ...
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Flying to Venice (Italy) and driving a rental car to Buje (Croatia)

it would require crossing from Italy to Slovenia and the from Solvenia into Croatia All of those states are part of the Schengen Area, you are free to cross Italy -> Slovenia -> Croatia, ...
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What can increase the chance of hitching a ride?

You will increase the chances of hitching a ride if you indicate that you want or need one. The easiest way of doing so is the thumb up sign. This is not begging, this is showing intention. An other ...
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Will a Croatian visa be valid for the Schengen area on and after Jan. 1st 2023?

Yes, The decision of granting accession to the Schengen Area for Croatia states : Article 2 National short-stay visas issued by Croatia before 1 January 2023 shall remain valid during their period of ...
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Denied entry in Croatia Border

If I were you I'd take €100 or €200 cash from a bank in Bosnia. You won't get a great exchange rate but you will save having to get around Croatia. If you can't find a bank, use a foreign exchange ...
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Can I travel to Croatia with single-entry Schengen visa?

Aditya Somani's answer was correct when written, but as Croatia has now joined the Schengen area, it is no longer up to date. A Schengen visa is now unconditionally valid for travel to Croatia, as ...
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Olive oil pricing in Croatia

The premium you paid is due due to buying it in the Resort/Hotel shop. While that markup is pretty high, it is nearly universal that you will pay noticeably more in the Resort/Hotel shop than on the ...
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Indian citizen: do I need a Croatia/Bosnia/Montenegro visa if I have a Schengen visa?

Bosnia & Herzegovina Foreigners who have multiple Schengen visa or European Union member state visa or residence permit of the Schengen Agreement country or European Union member state, if for ...
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Can you buy bus tickets on the spot in Split and Plitvice, Croatia?

There are many private bus companies on both the routes from Split to Plitivice and from Plitvice to Zagreb. Buses in Croatia normally don't sell out, though they may in particularly busy travel ...
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Do I really have to register with the police when staying with a friend in Croatia?

EU-Bürger müssen sich bei einem Aufenthalt von bis zu 90 Tagen nicht mehr bei den örtlichen Behörden registrieren lassen. source: http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/DE/Laenderinformationen/00-SiHi/Nodes/...
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Olive oil pricing in Croatia

Here is price example in a sales catalog of Konzum's, Croatia's largest supermarket chain. direkt link to the catalog So, the normal price is 55 kn which is about 7,4 euro (or about 10 euro per ltr)...
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Pula to Trieste by Bus - Immigration check?

The entry into the Schengen area is at the border from Croatia to Slovenia, so here you will get a Slovene Schengen entry stamp, and sometimes a Croatian departure stamp. Passengers on buses are ...
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How to use a 2 part bathroom where the urinal and toilet are separate?

Urinoirs usually don't have any locks - if you just need to do № 1 use the urinal if you are comfortable with that. If you need to do № 2, or if you are uncomfortable with urinals, use the real ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa to reach Neum from Sarajevo?

If you have (or will rent) your own car, it is possible to drive Highway 17.3 between Neum and Hutovo (from which you can proceed to Mostar or other parts of BiH) without entering Croatia. This is ...
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Are the border checkpoints in Neum (Croatia-Bosnia) joint checkpoints?

The crossings in Neum, or to be more specific, Klek border crossing and Zaton Doli border crossing, are normal joint border crossings. It means, that both countries have booths on each crossing, ...
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Croatia & Bosnia-Herzegovina Border between Split - Dubrovnik

Update as of 2024: The Pelješac Bridge (opened in 2022, usable by buses since 2023) eliminates all problems arising from crossing through Bosnian territory (the Neum corridor) in order to reach ...
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Croatian entry stamp with no exit stamp: will this cause problems?

No, it shouldn't be a problem. What you describe is normal procedure. Of course, Kenyan border officials can ask you questions if they're suspicious about something, but most likely they are not even ...
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Getting from Split, Croatia to Venice, Italy

I traveled in Croatia last fall, and like you wanted to get from the Dalmatian coast to Italy. We ended up flying, but another option is taking the ferry which runs from Split to Ancona, Italy a few ...
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When does my travel within Schengen start

When you arrive at Frankfurt from India and immediately continue on a flight to Croatia, you will not enter the Shengen area as part of that transit. You will stay in the international transit area of ...
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Do I need a visa for Croatia?

Timatic, the database used by airline staff states the following: The following are exempt from holding a visa: Passengers with a double or multiple entry "C" visa, valid for all Schengen ...
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Passport choice for travel to states of the former Yugoslavia

Certainly it's preferable to use your Irish passport in Slovenia and Croatia, but if you're not coming up against the 90/180 limit on your UK passport then there's no particular reason to avoid using ...
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Travel between successor nations of the former Yugoslavia

This is quite a broad question, so I'll only attempt a general answer. Of course, the public transport level in the countries of former Yugoslavia is well below that of Western Europe (but that's part ...
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Wheeled luggage ban in Dubrovnik; when does it start?

Not this year, as per this interview with the mayor of Dubrovnik in Croatian media: When asked if there will be a fine if someone drags a suitcase along Stradun, he answers: "No one will be ...
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Flying to Venice (Italy) and driving a rental car to Buje (Croatia)

If you are planning a one-way rental (it's not clear from your question), in my recent experience (April 2023) I could not find any car hire firm prepared to offer a one-way from Italy to any of ...
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Dubrovnik airport doesn't support online check-in. Does it mean that I should be ready to pay for check-in at the airport?

I think people from the whole plane were in the in-person check-in queue. The check-in person did a very precise check for us non EU citizens. We didn't pay for anything, but I would appreciate if the ...
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