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Croatian in Croatia


Telephones

Public telephones are available throughout Croatia. They are located on the streets, in parks, in train and bus stations. The post office also has a phone booth system, which allows the user to pay an attendant after making the call. Other phones accept phone cards, which may be purchased either at the post office or at designated kiosks; these cards vary in design but are usually valid for 50 or 100 units of usage.

To use a pay phone, lift the receiver, wait for the tone, then insert the telephone card. The number of unused units left on the card will appear in the window of the phone. Dial the desired number. When you have finished talking, hang up the receiver and retrieve the phone card.

In the post office, ask the attendant which booth is free. After making the call, go to the attendant and pay. Cash is the standard form of payment. If you want to make two calls, you must pay for the first before making the second since the phone automatically disengages when the receiver is hung up. The cost of all calls -- whether made with a phone card or in cash -- is determined by the distance.


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  • "Good morning."

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  • "Good day."

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  • "Good evening."

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  • "Hello."

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  • "Goodbye."

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  • "Thank you."

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  • "area code."

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