How to get there
From Skopje airport, the Intercity bus station is reachable by taxi (the fee is 1220 MKD = 20 EUR) or by bus (the fee is 180 MKD = 3 EUR). The distance from the airport to the Skopje intercity bus station/the city center is about 18 km.
Struga is approximately 180 km south-west from the capital Skopje, reachable by daily frequent bus lines that depart from the centrally located intercity bus station. A bus from Skopje intercity bus station to Struga takes about 3 hours and costs 520 MKD (approximately 9 EUR) for a one way ticket or about 750 MKD (approximately 12 EUR) for a round-trip ticket.
If you are not a citizen of the Republic of North Macedonia, it is imperative that you check whether you need a visa for entering the country. More information about the visa regime can be found here.
Currency, exchange and credit cards
The official currency in Republic of North Macedonia is Macedonian Denar (MKD). You can exchange foreign currency in several banks and Currency Exchange Businesses. Credit cards are very common in the urban areas. Shops and restaurants that normally accept credit cards display a list of these cards on their shop windows. It is advisable to carry some cash, since for small purchases shops do prefer to be paid in cash. Most of the banks are open from Mon-Fri, from 08:00 to 16:30 (some of them to or 18:00) and Saturday form 8:00 to 13:00. They are closed on Sunday.