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Travel advice for the UEFA Under-16 Development Tournament, Zagreb

Travel advice for British football fans travelling to Zagreb for the UEFA Under-16 Development Tournament 2nd-5th March, 2015.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Scotland Under-16 squad are playing in the tournament against the Croatian, Slovenian and Serbian counterparts:

  • 02 March Scotland - Serbia
  • 03 March Croatia - Scotland
  • 05 March Scotland - Slovenia

If you are planning to come to Croatia to watch the matches, please see this travel advice first.

Entry requirements and travel insurance

British citizens do not need visas to enter Croatia. Your passport should be in good condition and remain valid for the duration of your stay. You should take out comprehensive travel insurance in addition to bringing your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). The EHIC will give you access to Croatian health care if you have an accident or suddenly fall ill. You will receive the necessary emergency treatment and medical care at reduced cost. However, it does not cover costs such as medical repatriation, extra costs for accommodation or tickets in case you are not fit to travel, or cover stolen property.

Getting to the stadium

Detailed information on the Football Club Spansko pitch, address: Slavka Batušića 2, 10090 Zagreb (near hotel ‘Antunović’).

For information on rail travel visit Croatian Railways, bus travel information is available at Zagreb Bus Station website.


If your British passport is lost or stolen whilst in Slovenia, please contact the British Embassy for advice on how to get an Emergency Travel Document (ETD). Visits to the Consular Section are by appointment only. British Embassy Zagreb, Ivana Lučića 4, 10000 Zagreb, Tel: +385 1 6009 100, Email: Zagreb Consular

When you come to your appointment, you must bring with you the following:

  • 1 passport photograph (colour)
  • police report if the passport has been lost *travel itinerary or flight tickets (print-out)
  • the fee.

Local tourist info available through the Croatian Tourist Office. The number for the emergency services in Croatia is: 112.

More information

As well as this advice, please read the Travel Advice for Croatia.

Published 27 February 2015