Euro (EUR; symbol ?) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of ?500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of ?2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
American Express, Diners, MasterCard and Visa are accepted at upmarket establishments; elsewhere cash is preferred. Credit cards can be used to get cash advances from banks.
Widely accepted. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take traveller's cheques in Euros, US Dollars or Pounds Sterling.
Mon-Fri 0830-1230 and 1400-1700; Sat 0830-1100/1200.
There are no restrictions on the import or export of local or foreign currency. However, amounts exceeding ?10,000 or equivalent must be declared if travelling from or to a country outside the European Union.
Foreign currencies can be exchanged at banks and some hotels, supermarkets, petrol stations, tourist agencies and exchange bureaux.
Slovenia duty free
Slovenia is within the European Union.
If you are travelling from the UK, you are entitled to buy fragance, skincare, cosmetics, Champagne, wine, selected spirits, fashion accessories, gifts and souvenirs - all at tax-free equivalent prices.
There are no longer any allowance restrictions on these tax-free items.
If you are arriving from a non-EU country, the following goods may be imported into Slovenia by persons over 17 years of age without incurring customs duty:
• 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250g of tobacco.
• 2L of wine and 1L of spirits.
• 50g perfume and 250mL of eau de toilette.
• Listed items to not exceed ?175 in value.
Note: An export licence is required for articles of archaeological, ethnographic, artistic, scientific or cultural value; or for articles over 100 years old.