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Croatia travel insurance

Whether you're lazing on the sun-baked shores of Split or kite-surfing in the Kvarner bay, you'll want comprehensive, reliable travel insurance for greater peace of mind and to enjoy your trip to the full.

Dubrovnik Old Town

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What about pre-existing medical conditions?

At Holiday Extras we believe that everyone should be able to benefit from comprehensive travel insurance at a reasonable rate. We've worked hard to provide fairly-priced travel insurance for those with pre-existing medical conditions. Just complete the brief online screening process to receive a quote tailored to your needs. We cover the majority of pre-existing medical conditions, and all medical conditions will be considered.

Looking for holiday inspiration?

Explore the ancient city of Dubrovnik:

With an eclectic architecture ranging from baroque, to renaissance to gothic style as well as some of the most attractive beaches along the Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik should be top of your list of Croatian cities to check out. Even if you've never physically been to Dubrovnik before, you might already recognise its famous terra-cotta roofs (pictured above) from the HBO global phenomenon that is the TV show, Game of Thrones.

Visit Dolan market

Situated at the centre of the city, Zagreb's famed farmers market is truly worth visiting, not only for the local produce on offer, but also to experience a mercantile tradition that has been alive for over 100 years.

Take a trip to the Plitvice Lakes

Located roughly 80 miles south of Zagreb, in central Croatia, the Plitvice Lakes National Park is a beautiful forest reserve known for its limestone canyon, waterfalls and 16 terraced lakes. With numerous hiking trials and opportunities for adventure sports, it's the perfect location for a more active holiday.

What to eat and drink in Croatia

Croatian cuisine is rich and diverse, with each region having it's own distinct culinary style and signature.

  • Pasticada steak - Often dubbed the "Queen of Dalmatian cuisine", Pasticada is a simple, hearty dish of baby beef stake fillet, marinated in wine vinegar, slow braised in red wine, and served with gnocchi.
  • Buzara shellfish - a method of preparing shellfish widely used in coastal Croatia. The crustaceans are briefly cooked in white wine with garlic, parsley and breadcrumbs, before adding tomato paste to the mix.
  • Mantra soup - a hearty bean soup hailing from the Istrian region, manestra is slow cooked for hours on low heat with pancetta, garlic, parsley and other cured meats.
  • Strukli - a delicious pastry dish filled with cottage cheese and sour cream and baked in the oven, strukli is the ultimate croatian comfort food and a definite must-try.
  • Medvedgrad craft beer - be sure to grab a bottle of this delicious Croatian brewed craft beer. With many varieties from Black india pale ale style to belgian inspired wheat beers.
  • Basic Croatian greetings

    Hello - Bok

    Goodbye - Dovidenja (Doh-vee-jeh-nyah)

    Please - Molim

    Thank you - Hvala (Hvah-lah)

    Cheers - Zivjeli (Zhee-ve-lee)

    For more information, check out the official government travel advice for Croatia page.

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    Holiday Extras™ is a Trading Name of Holiday Extras Cover Limited. The insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited. Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 13436330 and whose registered office address is 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC3M 5BN.

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