Did you know?
Derdap Gorge which stretches in a boomerang shape for over 100km is the longest and deepest gorge in Europe.
None required for stays of up to 90 days.
Check out direct flights to Belgrade
with JAT Airways and British Airways.
Buses are the best way of travelling. There are frequent departures between most towns and from Belgrade
in particular. Trains are an alternative in some cases but they are prone to break downs. They're fine, if you're not in a hurry. Car rental is available in most towns and most roads are in good condition.
A pint of beer and bottle of wine will set you back £1. Taxi journeys are around 50p. A meal for two with wine is around £11.
The best time to visit is between late spring and early autumn. July and August are the hottest months with average temperatures of around 22C. May and June are wet, while the winter months are cold, but not harsh.
One hour ahead
International dialling code from the UK
Banks are open weekdays from 8am-7pm and from 8am-3pm on Saturdays.
Health - Before you go
Tetanus, diphtheria and Hepatitis A are recommended. Check with your GP for the latest advice.
Health - When you are there
There is a recipricol healthcare arrangement for British nationals, which entitles you to free, genuine emergency treatment once you're there. Tap water is treated in urban areas.
Watch out for opportunist thieves. Keep away from large public demonstrations.
Fire – 93; police – 92; ambulance – 94.
Serbia is not part of the PET Travel Scheme so animals will face quarantine. Speak to your vet for the latest advice.
In political discussions, listen politely and offer opinions only when asked. Dress conservatively when visiting churches, monasteries or mosques, meaning no shorts, short skirts and flip-flops.
10 per cent is expected by hotels, restaurants and taxis
Embassy of Serbia and Montenegro, 28 Belgrave Square, London,
SW1X 8QB. Tel: 0207 235 9049.