The official currency of Slovenia as a European Union member state is the euro (€). It was introduced at the beginning of 2007. Most shops across the country accept international credit and debit cards. Slovenia has a widespread cash machine network.
Value added tax refund
Numerous shops advertising "Tax-Free Shopping" in their windows make it possible for visitors from non-European Union countries to receive a refund of value added tax paid on a minimum of 50 euros worth of goods purchased in a single shop within a single day on condition that the goods are taken outside the country within three months from the purchase date.
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Post office opening hours
Weekdays 8:00-19:00, Saturdays 8:00-12:00.
Duty post offices
Cesta v Mestni log 81,
W: Pošta Slovenije
International calls from Slovenia
Country and area codes
00 + country code + area code + telephone number
Slovenian area codes
- 02 - Maribor
- 02 - Murska Sobota
- 03 - Celje
- 03 - Trbovlje
- 04 - Kranj
- 05 - Koper
- 05 - Nova Gorica
- 07 - Novo mesto
Important telephone numbers
- 113 - Police
- 080 1200 - Police (anonymous crime reporting)
- 112 - Emergency Reporting Centre (fire and rescue station)
- 1188 - Information about telephone subscribers in Slovenia
- 1180 - Information about telephone subscribers in other countries
- 1987 - Traffic information and roadside assistance (provided by the AMZS, the Automobile Association of Slovenia)
- 195 - Precise time information
- 198 10 - Wake up service
- 115 - Operator-assisted domestic and international calls
- 080 1410 - Telegram service
Public toilets at the Ljubljana Railway Station and within the city centre are free. You can find public toilets below most of Ljubljana's bridges and in a number of other locations. Most of the toilets have disabled access.
For more information, please visit the website of the Snaga public company.