Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

 

 

1.      Do we need DMC in Macedonia in order to apply for subsidies or we can apply directly?

 

2.      Why are the subsidies with different amount for one same country?

 

3.      Why the subsidies are different amount for different countries?

 

4.      Do we require visa for entrance in Macedonia and can we enter in Macedonia if we have Schengen/British/USA Visa?

 

Citizens of the following countries are not required to have entry visa for the Republic of Macedonia:

 

A). EU member countries and signatories of the Schengen Agreement

-          have the right to enter the Republic of Macedonia with a valid ID card.

 

B) . Third countries with permanent stay in an EU member country or signatory country of the Schengen Agreement

-          may stay in the Republic of Macedonia for up to 15 (fifteen) days upon every entry to the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, and the total amount of the subsequent stays in the Republic of Macedonia must not be longer than 3 (three) months within a six-months period, starting from the date of the first entry.

 

C) . Third countries with multiple entry short stay Schengen visa type C valid at least 5 (five) days beyond the intended stay in the Republic of Macedonia.

-          may stay in the Republic of Macedonia for up to 15 (fifteen) days upon every entry to the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, and the total amount of the subsequent stays in the Republic of Macedonia must not be longer than 3 (three) months within a six-months period, starting from the date of the first entry.

 

D) . Third country nationals with a valid British, Canadian or American visa with duration longer than five (5) days of the planned stay in the country, can stay in the country up to ten (15) days at each entry to the territory of the Republic Macedonia, and the total duration of the visits to the Republic of Macedonia can not be longer than 3 (three) months in any half-year period as from the date of first entry.

-          In order to provide more relevant information please check the link bellow http://www.mfa.gov.mk/index.php/en/consular-services/for-foreign-nationals

 

5.      Do we have direct flights to Macedonia?

-          We have more than 36 direct flight destinations provided by the following companies :

-          Wizz Air, Austrian Airlines, Adria Airways, Croatia Airlines, Air Serbia, Turkish Airlines, Edelweiss, Swiss, Air Berlin, Pegasus, Fly Dubai etc.

-          Fore more detailed information per each destination please check the link bellow

http://skp.airports.com.mk/Upload/Downloads/Doc/W2016.pdf

 

6.      What is the currency in Macedonia?

-          The currency in Macedonia is Macedonian Denar (MKD). 1euro = 61.5mkd (fixed rate).

 

7.      Can we pay in Euros or USD?

-          You can pay only with MKD, but you can easily change in the banks or exchange office. Also you can pay with credit card everywhere.

 

8.      Do we have a travel guides speaking our language?

-          We have travel guides speaking different foreign languages. For more relevant information please check the link bellow

-          http://macedonia-timeless.com/sitemap (Section: Cities and Regions)

 

9.      Do you have five stars hotels?

-          Yes we have 5 stars hotels. For more relevant information please check the following link

http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/getting_around/accomodation/

 

10.  Do people in Macedonia speak foreign languages?

-          People in Macedonia speak different foreign languages. English is widely spoken, especially the younger generations who are using it on a daily bases.

 

11.  Where we can find general information about tourism in Macedonia?

-          Please check on our national tourism website www.macedonia-timeless.com

 

12.  How can we register new company in Macedonia?

-          We encourage you to open a representative office in Republic of Macedonia. For more information about the conditions please contact [email protected] . We stay at your disposal.

 

13.  Can we visit Macedonia individually, without travel agency?

-          Yes, you can visit the country without travel agency, by arranging fligts or tours by your own. We encourage you to visit Macedonia timeless website, Section Plan your trip (www.macedonia-timeless.com ).

 

14.  Which types of tourism are the most popular in Macedonia?

-          Most popular types of tourism in Macedonia are: Adventure Tourism, Religious Tourism, Leisure and Sightseen.

 

 

15.  How are the conditions of the highways in Macedonia?

-          Macedonia has vey good connections with roads due to the central location at Southeastern Europe (Balkan Peninsula). The most popular highway that connects north with south Europe is E-75 which also goes through Macedonia.

 

16.  Do you have auto camps in Macedonia?

-          Yes, we have 5 well equipped auto camps with good conditions for camping. You can also park your caravan (van) at any hotel property. For more details regarding auto camps please visit the following link http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/getting_around/camping/

 

17.  Is Macedonia a safe country?

-          Yes, Macedonia is a very safe country with no security issues.

 

18.  Do you have slow food in Macedonia?

-          Yes, Macedonia is  country rich with organic and tasty food produced on a traditional way on the location near the villages. Also the tap water in the country is healthy and drinkable.

 

19.  Do you have medical care in Macedonia for foreigners?

-          Yes, we have available and very professional medical care according to the Europeans law and your insurance company should cover your expanses.

 

20.  In which international tourism organizations/associations  Macedonia is a member country?

-          Macedonia is a member of United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Pacific Asia Tourism Association (PATA) and Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA).

 

21.  Do you organize FAM trips in Macedonia?

-          The Agency for Promotion and Support of Tourism in Republic of Macedonia organize FAM/Info trips for tour operators, media and travel bloggers.

 For more information about the conditions please contact [email protected]donia.gov.mk . We stay at your disposal.

 

22.  Can you provide us some promotional materials?

-          Yes, we can provide you with online materials such as: images/videos/brochures/power point presentation etc. which you can use them with special permission from our side.

 

23.  Do you have a list of travel agencies?

-          Yes, you can see a list of tour operators/travel agencies with their contact details from Macedonia on Macedonia Timeless website, section “Travel Agencies” http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/useful_information/touristic_agencies/

 

24.  Do you have a list of hotels in Macedonia?

-          Yes, you can see a list of hotels/apartments/ resorts with their contact details  from Macedonia on Macedonia Timeless website, section “Accommodation ”

-          http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/getting_around/accomodation/

 

 

25.  Do you have wine tourism in Macedonia?

-          Yes, we have ancient tradition of wine production and wine tourism. There are around 90 wineries and some of them have accommodation capacities and organize wine tours and different programs. You can find a list of wineries and their contact  details on Macedonia Timeless, section “Wineries”  (http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/getting_around/wineries/ )

 

26.  What kind of public transportation do you have?

-          We have different kinds of public transportation, like local, intercity and organized. You can travel by bus, train, rent a car or taxi. For more detailed information please visit our website Macedonia Timeless, section “Public transportation” (http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/getting_around/public_transportation/)

 

27.  What is the best time for visiting Macedonia?

-          Macedonia has a 4 seasonal tourism, but regarding the best time for visit depends on your personal interest and what you want to visit.

(http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/useful_information/climate/).

 

28.  Do you have investment possibilities in Macedonia?

-          Macedonia has a lot of incentives regarding the investment possibilities, such as tourism development zones, free investments zones. For more detailed information please contact  [email protected]

 

29.  When are your public holidays?

-          Macedonia has different kind of public holidays. For detailed information about the public holidays please visit Macedonia Timeless, section “Public Holidays” http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/useful_information/public_holidays/

 

30.  Which are the important numbers in Macedonia?

-          On the following link you can find emergency numbers in Macedonia (http://macedonia-timeless.com/eng/plan_yourtrip/useful_information/important_numbers/ )

 

31.  How many airports do you have in Macedonia?

-          We have 2 airports, one in Skopje and one in Ohrid.

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