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Arbroath, United...
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Hi all,

Heading to Pula end of August for a week and to visit Outlook Fest. Do you think it is best to exchange money here or will I get a better rate in Pula?

Are there exchange places about or would I just take money out of an atm? I've never used an ATM abroad!

Mestre, Italy
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1. Re: Currency

I always exchange the money to the ATM, but it also depends on your bank's fees. SInce KUNA (HRK) is not a popular currency, It will be easier and more convenient to exchange the money in Croatia than UK. There are plenty of exchange offices in Croatia.

Ely, Minnesota
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I also use ATM's since its so convenient...but if not using ATM's I say wait til you get to Croatia before you exchange.

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3. Re: Currency

I use ATMs - check with your bank what their rates/fees are and obviously make sure you have your PIN etc.

They will display in English and are just like using one at home, except amounts will be in Kuna.

They will have ATMs at the airport in Croatia when you arrive, along with banks and bureau de change if you prefer. In Pula you will find banks, exchange offices (Mjenjacnica), post office and so on. I usually avoid airport bureau de change as they give the worst rates (especially in the UK) as do most hotels.

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4. Re: Currency

I've noticed the amazingly awful exchange rates at airports too!

I'd suggest you get some kuna to take with you, even if only a couple of hundred pounds worth. Then you don't haver to worry about finding an ATM straight away.

btw two years ago I found the max in kuna I cd withdraw from an ATM was about 250GBP's worth

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