North Macedonian Denars
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Travel advise: payments in North MacedoniaJet off well-informed to North Macedonia. Here are some handy facts about cash and card payments in North Macedonia.
Yes. Card payments by international credit and debit cards are widely accepted in North Macedonia. Vendors may have a minimum amount for card payments and may charge a fee, since EU rules don't apply to North Macedonia as it is not an EU member state. Contactless payments are available for purchases of up to 750 MKD. Be aware of currency conversion fees: British banks may charge heavily for international card payments made in North Macedonia. In addition, your bank's MKD to GBP exchange rate may not be so good. This is how banks make money. Before using your bank card for payments in the Republic of North Macedonia, it's certainly a good idea to contact your bank. This will avoid your card becoming blocked due to international transactions that your bank may find suspicious.
We recommend that you take some MKD cash with you on your trip to North Macedonia. Cash remains a popular means of payment in North Macedonia, especially in areas outside downtown Skopje and tourist-heavy Lake Ohrid. Cash is a useful fallback option if card payments aren't available, or if you want to avoid the currency exchange fee associated with cross-currency card payments. Additionally, you'll need cash for paying taxi drivers, tipping, smaller purchases and for shopping on local street markets.
A coffee in a cafe will cost around 80 to 100 denari. A three-course meal in a mid-range restaurant costs around 900 denari. North Macedonia is a great place to visit if you are looking for cheap prices. The overall cost of living in the Republic of North Macedonia is around 50% lower than the cost of living in the UK.
Tipping is very common practice in North Macedonia. All the locals tip and as a tourist you are expected to join in and tip 10-15%, given of course that you're happy about the service you received.