CostsDaily budget Basic €45 /occasional treat €65 Drink Pivo (beer) €2.50 for half a litre Food Pizza €5–7 Hostel/budget hotel €15–25/€60–80 Travel Ljubljana–Maribor €9 by train; Ljubljana–Bled €7 by bus
Crime and personal safetyThe police (policija) are generally easy-going and likely to speak some English.
EmergenciesPolice 113; Ambulance & Fire 112.
HealthPharmacies (lekarna) are typically open Monday to Friday from 7am to 7pm, Saturday 7am to 1pm, and a rota system covers night-time opening; details are in the window of each pharmacy.
InformationMost towns and resorts have a well-stocked and helpful tourist information office, which can usually arrange accommodation too. A very high standard of English is spoken almost everywhere.
www.burger.si Superb interactive maps and panoramic photos.
www.inyourpocket.com/sloveniaUseful online listings compiled by locals.
www.slovenia.info Official tourist board site.
www.visitljubljana.si Detailed information on sights and events in the capital.