Personal and Other Insurance
Participants are reminded to take out personal insurance for themselves and accompanying persons, including insurance of personal effects.
BHTelecom, Eronet and M:tel provide mobile telephony services.
Please be aware of the fact that Bosnia and Herzegovina is not a member of EU and therefore using of mobile data is charged at very high prices by mobile operators.
Climate and Clothing
The weather in Tuzla may be cold and wet at this time of year. Warm jackets and umbrellas are recommended, although the weather is variable.
The official currency of Bosnia and Herzegovina is the somewhat peculiarly named konvertibilna marka (short form ‘KM’), which is identical in value to the German Mark (DEM). The exchange rate is 1 EURO = 1.95583 KM.
There are several Banks/ATMs in Tuzla: UniCredit bank, Intesa Sanpaolo bank, Sparkasse bank, Sberbank, NLB, Turkish Ziraat bank, Bosna Bank International. There are also several currency exchange services in the city.
Taxi and bus
Taxi rates are amongst the cheapest in Bosnia, rides never cost more than 5 KM (i.e. 2.5EUR). The usual price to the most destinations in Tuzla is 2 KM (i.e. 1EUR).
There are several bus lines in Tuzla. The price of the ticket in one direction is arround 2 KM (i.e. 1EUR).
Electricity supply is 220/240 volts, standard EURO plug.
Food and drinks
There are many cafes and night clubs in Tuzla. The cost of a coffee is 1KM-2.5KM, a beer will set you back 2KM-3.5KM, most juices cost 1.5-3KM, spirits 2KM-5KM etc.
There are many restaurants in Tuzla and you can eat well and reasonably cheap in Tuzla – meals cost between 3KM-6KM for a portion of the famous čevapčići, or 5KM-20KM for a pizza, pasta, salad, barbecue or traditional Bosnian or international cuisine.
Some possible choices are Tuzla brewhouse, Royal restaurant, Zlatnik restaurant, Limenka čevapčići.
Useful Telephone Numbers
Fire department 123
Shops are usually open from 08:00hrs to 22:00hrs. We also recommend a big shopping center Bingo City Center.
More information about Tuzla you can find on the official website of the City of Tuzla.