Taking the running of Skopje’s central bus station out of the hands of the state has led to some much needed improvements, making both arriving and leaving the city by bus almost something to look forward to. The clean and modern facilities include good quality toilets for 10den, ATMs, shops and cafés. Eight ticket windows staffed by a surprisingly high proportion of English-speakers sell tickets for destinations inside Macedonia and abroad. Information, currency exchange and left luggage (50den/bag/day) are also taken care of by the ticket staff. If you need to top up your Macedonian prepaid mobile phone card, several of the shops here sell cards. There are a few card phones, and the small Godar shop also has a telephone which can be used to make local and international calls from 11den - 21den/min.