Montenegro

What to Expect

Language

The main language spoken in Montenegro is Montenegrin, Croatian, English, Serbian, Bosnian, and Albanian.

Currency

The currency in Montenegro is the Euro. Click here for current exchange rates.

Credit Cards

Credit cards aren't used everywhere in Montenegro so it's best to always have some cash on you. There are typically ATMs in every city and also most times in small towns. 

Voltage

The standard voltage in Montenegro is 230 V, the frequency is 50 Hz, and the plug type is C and F. You cannot use your electric appliances in Montenegro without a voltage converter, because the standard voltage in Montenegro (230 V) is higher than in the US (120 V). 

Driving

The minimum age for owning a driver’s license in Montenegro is 18. Most car rental companies will only rent cars to persons 21 and older. People drive on the right side of the road. Montenegro uses metric units (kilometers) for driving-related measurements. Major distances are always measured in kilometers. Speed limits are given in kilometers per hour. Fuel uses the metric system and is bought in litres.

When To Visit

The best time to visit Montenegro is September to October when the kids have gone back to school and the crowds have calmed down. Restaurants and hotels will be cheaper during this time.