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The official currency in Serbia is a (Serbian) dinar (RSD). If you are planning to continue your trip to Montenegro, please bear in mind that the official currency there is euro (EUR). You can exchange currencies in all banks and post offices, as well as in numerous exchange offices.
In all places, the exchange rate is the same, and it is regulated by law. Out all foreign currencies, it is best to have euros (EUR) with you, because the citizens of Serbia often calculate prices in euros too, although the American dollar is sometimes, but rarely, used.

Exchange rate

Results are shown in dinars:

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Calling the world

Code number for Serbia in the international traffic is +381.
To call “Vajat” from abroad turn the international code, for example – 00, then the country code for Serbia 381, and area code (without 0) 32.
So, if you want to contact with “Vajat” from abroad, you can do the following: 00381 32 861 093 (if you use a fixed phone), or +381 32 861 093 (if you use your mobile phone). To call abroad from Serbia first turn in 00, then the country code, area code and the city, in the end, the phone number. Code number for Belgrade in the domestic (national) traffic is 011, and for area of Čačak and Dragačevo where Gornja Kravarica is – 032

Important phone numbers

92 – Police
93 – Firestation
94 – Emergency squad
987 – AMSJ (help on the road for drivers)
988 – Information about phone numbers in Serbia
9811 – Waking-up service
9812 – Various information
9828 – Exchange rate

Mobile operators

There are three mobile operators in Serbia:
- MTS – Mobile telephony of Serbia
- Telenor
- VIP (Vodafone).

Cards for mobile phones can be bought in almost every kiosk, petrol station, grocery shop, post office, without any personal identification document…

weather

Climate

The climate in Dragacevo is mild continental. Winters are long with lots of snow, which starts falling at the beginning of November and lasts until the middle of March.

Medium monthly temperatures in winter are below zero. The temperature in summer months (June, July, August) is from 35.4 to 38.9° C. In summer, the days are warm, but the evenings can be a little cool. So, if you are visiting this area and “Vajati”, it is desirable for you to take a little bit warmer clothes with you, because of its fresh and cool evenings.

The medium yearly temperature of air is 9.9° C. Relative air humidity in this area is 80%.

Current weather

Health care

Health care is available in hospitals and on clinics, as well as in on-duty services, which are open 24 hours a day.
Pharmacies are mostly open from 8 A.M. till 8 P.M. However, in bigger cities there are on-duty pharmacies which are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Groceries

Grocery shops are mainly open from 8 A.M. till 9 P.M. during the week, and many of them close earlier on Saturdays and Sundays. In bigger towns there are even shops which are open 24 hours a day. On the territory of Serbia there are numerous hypermarkets, in which you can buy goods at cheaper prices. During national holidays, only on-duty shops and institutions are open.

Water

Water from the local water supply can be used for drinking, mostly in all areas in Serbia. You can also buy many types of bottled mineral water which originates from natural springs in Serbia.

Banks and post offices

In Serbia there are many domestic banks, as well as many banks which are well-known in Europe and in the world. They are open from 8 A.M. until 7 P.M. but there are banks which are open until 4 P.M. on working days. On Saturdays, most of the banks are open until 1 P.M.
In all the towns in Serbia you have cash machines where you can take your money 24 hours a day. Foreign currencies can be exchanged for dinars in banks, as well as in exchange offices.

Idle days and holidays in Serbia

1. and 2. January – New Year;
7. January – the first day of orthodox Christmass;
15. February – the day of the proclamation of the Serbian state;
1. May – Labour Day;
Orthodox Easter – celebrated from the Good Friday until the second day of Easter.

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