Last updated:
6 January 2020 |
Dubrovnik 2021 rate increase agreed 
19 December 2019 | Page refresh to take into account new tourist tax legislation and Zagreb rate increase from 1 January 2020


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Turistička Pristojba

The tourist tax is known as the tourist fee (turistička pristojba) or sojourn fee (boravišna pristojba). The law on the tourist fee regulates who pays the fee and how the revenue is allocated to local and national tourist boards. From January 2020, cruise ship passengers may now be levied and whether they are is decided by the local governments (municipalities).

The national government determine through an ordinance the band for the local governments to set the rate. In the case of cruise ships, there is a maximum rate only. The local governments known as county assemblies with the opinion of the local tourist boards decide the rate between the band, but if they choose not to, the minimum rate set by the ordinance will apply. The law states that a rate change must be decided by 31 January for the following year.

 

Euro conversion on 6 January 2020 for comparative purposes.

Ordinance Hotel accommodation 
Kn (€) per person per night
Period 1 April to 30 September Rest of the period
Minimum rate Kn (€) 10.00 (1.34) 7.00 (0.94)
Maximum rate Kn (€) 20.00 (2.68) 14.00 (1.88)

 

Below are selected destinations and further information can be found by clicking on the name of the destination.

Hotel Rates
(no maximum nights)
Kn (€)
per person, per night
Reductions (50%) Some Exemptions
1 April to 30 September Rest of the period
Dubrovnik* 10.00 (1.34) 10.00 (1.34) Children 12-18 years of age,
Youth Hostels for adults up to 29 years of age who are members of international youth organisations
Children under 12,
School trips,
Disabled persons
Pula* 10.00 (1.34) 7.00 (0.94)
Split* 10.00 (1.34) 10.00 (1.34)
Zagreb
12.00 (1.61) 12.00 (1.61)

* Decided by county assembly that cruise ship passengers do not pay


2021 rates agreed by local government

Dubrovnik – 20Kn (€2.68) from 1 April to 30 September and 14kn (€1.88) for rest of the period

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