Fast Facts: Bosnia Herzegovina
Below are some of the most common questions from our travelers.
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In general, to travel abroad, U.S. citizens must have a passport which should be valid for at least six months after your return date. Many countries also require a travel visa for entry. Some countries issue visas upon arrival, but in most cases, you need to obtain visas prior to travel.
More information about passports & visas.
Hot summers and cold winters; areas of high elevation have short, cool summers and long, severe winters; mild, rainy winters along coast
Check out the current weather conditions in Bosnia Herzegovina.
The currency in Bosnia Herzegovina is the convertible Mark. Please review the current exchange rate for the convertible Mark.
ATMS are available in most cities (VISA and Maestro).
Visoko and the central Bosnia region are very well known for their leather work. Most towns and cities will have markets and fares where any number of artisans, sellers, and dealers will offer any kind of stock. Different foods are readily available, both fresh and cooked, as well as clothing, jewellery and souvenirs. At the markets you are able to negotiate with the seller, although that may take some practice. Credit cards are not widely accepted.
220 volts. Plugs C & F. You will need a voltage converter and plug adapter in order to use U.S. appliances. We recommend getting a universal adapter and converter kit. View more information about electrical standards around the world.
See our blog post on using your cell phone abroad.