The months of May thru October are ideal to visit Montenegro since they are the warmest and driest months with great beach weather. Nights can be chilly, so remember to take a sweater. Winters are very cold and snowy. For the current forecast in Montenegro, click here.
At present, US and Canadian citizens do not need visas to travel to Serbia and Montenegro. Travelers should check with the respective government agencies to determine if new regulations are in place.
Check with your physician about obtaining hepatitis and typhoid medications before traveling to Montenegro. Be sure to take sunscreen!
Center for Disease Control: http://www.cdc.gov/travel/regionalmalaria/easteurp.htm
In Montenegro, the currency is the euro. One American dollar is worth approximately .81 euro. Click here for current exchange rates on the euro.
Tipping: In restaurants, in addition to the service charge, tip 5-10%. Taxi drivers get 10%.
The best items to shop for in Montenegro are handmade carpets and tapestries, lace and embroidery, wood carvings, ceramics, art, silver filigree jewelry, and wine. Narodna Radinost (shops specializing in folk crafts) are good places to begin shopping.
Voltage: 220 V; 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. Click here for more information about electrical standards around the world.