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Going to the Balkans in June with the intention of going to Montenegro. Wondering what the position is regarding going via Kosovo. Is there any probs with passport stamps and getting back into Serbia. Any info and advice welcomed
Can' t remember now but I think it was Serbia or Montenegro, but make sure you have Green Card insurance. I don't mean the translation on the back of your UK certificate I mean an actual green piece of paper from your insurance company because that's the only thing they will except, if you don't have it it's 50 Euro's for their home grown insurance!
Thanks for the guidance and advice. Been to Balkans last year but did not make it to Kosovo. After all the reading etc feel it needs to be done. Will take the advice and either enter via Serbia or Montenegro first. Carried a Green Card last year through Bosnia croatia etc and had no probs. Will do the same this year
When I was there a few years back, the only real problem was that you could not enter Kosovo from, say, Macedonia and then exit into Serbia: the Serbs would claim you entered Serbia (i.e., Kosovo) illegally because you didn't get a Serbian stamp at the time....which you couldn't do, because no one but Serbia believed Kosovo still a part of Serbia.
The solution was to enter Kosovo via Serbia, then exit wherever you pleased. Or you could enter Kosovo as you pleased, but exit to anyplace but Serbia. There were some bumps in the road, of course--the Serbians gave me a hard time for even heading in that direction, the UN troops guarding the border had no entry stamps (which caused initial difficulties when I exited elsewhere), etc. But people were friendly enough, the roads fairly good, the mountain scenery spectacular, and in other respects the country was entirely worth a visit.
Oh, and I didn't buy insurance--none was offered where I entered--and this caused some consternation upon my exit. Nothing serious.
....which you couldn't do, because no one but Serbia believed Kosovo still a part of Serbia.
That's not strictly the case; it is more of a perception because some of the bigger countries have supported the separation of Kosovo from Serbia.
Many other countries have not supported Kosovo independance, and I guess they won't, because of the precedence that could be drawn for other minorities in Europe.
e.g. Spain doesn't want a separate country of Kosovo in order not to encourage their own separatists, the Basques and Catalonians.
My last informations are the same as @markharf said. It is difficult to cross the border of Kosovo and Serbia, cause Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as independent county. They also may refuse your wish. The easiest option is to go in or out through Macedonia and Montenegro. Because you are a foreigner, I advise to you, to avoid the northern part of the country. Some people claimed, that they were on watch from the local people all the time.
The best and "safest" part for crossing Kosovo, also the most beautiful is from general Jankovic bordercross via Šar planina national park to Prizren and forward to Peć and than you cross the border to Montenegro (Rozaje).
Use your ID, if you make use of your passport ask not to stamp it (like in Israel).
Green insurance is not valid, since Kosovo is not part of Serbia any more. Insurance at the border is very cheap and mandatory.
Avoid the north of Kosovo (north Ibar river in Mitrovica) and for any reason don't cross the border with Serbia at Jarinje and Brnjak, road block are not unusual in that area.
Best way to get into Kosovo from Montenegro is across Kulina pass coming from Rozaje.
From there, you will have access to Pec Patriarchate and Decane Monastery.
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