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What was a popular tourist destination before the Yugoslav wars is becoming popular again. Montenegro is now frequently listed as one of the top travel destinations in all of Europe because of its beautiful coast along the Adriatic Sea and its mountain ranges to the north. Travellers can spend their days on the beach soaking up the sun and exploring the mountain terrain and ancient towns. In fact, Yahoo Travel named the country as the second-fastest growing tourist market in the world.

If you are looking to travel somewhere unique and are considering Montenegro as one of your options, making travel insurance part of your decision will ensure you have a peaceful and relaxing vacation.

Travel advice for Montenegro

Canadians planning to travel to Montenegro must have a passport that is valid for at least six months past their departure date from the country, and visas are required only for stays longer than 90 days. Make sure to get an entry and exit stamp in your passport. If you are planning to stay with family or at a private residence, you must register with the local police immediately after you arrive.

You should carry identification with you at all times and make a copy of your passport in case it is lost or seized by authorities. Pickpocketing and demonstrations can occur. Pay attention to your surroundings at all times. For your safety, it’s recommended that you avoid the country’s border with Kosovo and any areas of security force activities along the southern border.

Montenegro operates on a cash-based economy, and it’s recommended you travel with cash as banking facilities are limited. The euro (EUR) is the accepted currency. An increasing number of hotels and restaurants are now accepting credit cards as payment.

Tourist destinations and activities in Montenegro

The country is filled with beautiful locations for you to explore. With the Aman Sveti Stefan hotel on the coast to the Ostrog Monastery that is etched in the mountains, the Bay of Kotor, the mountains of Lovćen National Park, the artificially created island Ada Bojana, Tara River and canyon, and the Biogradska Gora National Park, you will have countless options for exploration and relaxation. And no trip is complete without at least checking out Porto Montenegro, Perast in Boka Bay and Durmitor National Park to go hiking, skiing, rafting and more.

Travel insurance for trips to Montenegro

Whether you are spending your time on the beach or exploring one of the many sights the country has to offer, Blue Cross can help put your mind at ease with comprehensive vacation travel insurance coverage. Our travel insurance plans can be customized to meet your specific travel needs, and we are available 24/7 to offer travel assistance. Get a free quote and travel worry-free knowing you are covered.

General Montenegro Canada
Continent: Europe
Population (2012): 621,081 34,754,312 (2012)
Area (km2): 13,812 9,984,670
Capital: Podgorica
Currency: Euro
Official language(s): Montenegrin
Drive: Right
Diesel (2012): 1.75 1.23 (2012)
Gasoline (2012): 1.82 1.23 (2013)

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