Are credit cards widely accepted and safe to use locally? Are ATMs common and do you recommend using them? Are they safe to use?

Most places accept credit card, but check first. I was surprised at some of the cafes and bars that are cash only. And they do not split checks here, so have a plan for paying when going out in groups. ATMs are super safe and plentiful. - Jul 2018

Used everywhere, very safe. - Apr 2016

I used my credit card and withdrew money from ATMs all over Croatia and never had a single problem. Obviously, you want to exercise basic common sense. Biggest problem with using a credit card is that some smaller guest houses and restaurants would accept payment in cash only, but even in these cases there was usually an ATM around the corner. - Aug 2014

Lots of places don't take credit cards but ATM's are no issue. - Jun 2014

ATMs are good. We use them daily in the city and at the Embassy. - Feb 2014

It's safe. Most restaurants and stores accept cards, while many cafes and smaller establishments don't. - Jan 2012

They are everywhere and are safe to use. - Dec 2011

ATMs are scattered throughout the city and all are relatively safe. - Oct 2010

They are readily available. I have not heard of scams or problems like for examples in Italy. - Mar 2009

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