Basic information

Currency

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.

More information: Global Blue

Post information

Postcode
SI-1000

Post office opening hours
Weekdays 8:00-19:00, Saturdays 8:00-12:00.

Duty post offices
Cesta v Mestni log 81,
SI-1102 Ljubljana
W: Pošta Slovenije

International calls from Slovenia

Country and area codes

Slovenia: +386
Ljubljana: (0)1

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

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.