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El Salvador international travel guide

Landscape view of El Salvador

El Salvador πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡»

El Salvador is part of North America with main city at San Salvador. It's usually 🌀️ 24.41 °C in El Salvador with a rainfall of 🌧 5.46 mm. Internet speed in El Salvador is on average 3.4 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 7M people. The main currency is El Salvador Colon. The languages spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines are common in El Salvador. Current travel safety advice is Reconsider your need to travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~24.41 Β°C Β  🌧 ~5.46 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 7M people
Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Reconsider your need to travel
The state of emergency in place in El Salvador has been extended. This is due to the continuing high number of gang-related crimes, including a high number of murders. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Reconsider your need to travel to El Salvador due to theΒ high levels of gang-related violence and crime and the impacts of COVID-19.
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General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

El Salvador uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

El Salvador uses the United States dollar (symbol: $), code USD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in El Salvador. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.
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πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in El Salvador is on average 3.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in El Salvador is low. It is not as easy to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about $13.99, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Claro, Digicel, Movistar or Tigo. El Salvador uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in El Salvador upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call El Salvador, dial +, then 503 (the country code for El Salvador), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within El Salvador, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .
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πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police
17
Ambulance
+213 (0) 21-235-050
Fire department
14
Travel
Travel Medical Insurance
πŸ₯ for El Salvador
$42 / 4 weeks
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