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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 🌀️ 25.04 °C in El Salvador with a rainfall of 🌧 296.81 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 Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~25.04 Β°C Β  🌧 ~296.81 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 7M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

The international airport in San Salvador has reopened for regular commercial flights. You'll need a printed PCR test with a negative result taken 72 hours before you arrive in country if travelling or transiting El Salvador. If you're staying in El Salvador, follow the advice of local authorities, maintain social distance and be aware of movement restrictions. You must wear a face mask at all times when you leave your home or accommodation. We advise: Do not travel to El SalvadorΒ due to the health risks from the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel.

issued date: September 22, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

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.

Calling

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 .

Driving

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

17

Ambulance

+213 (0) 21-235-050

Fire department

14

Useful Information
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Last updated: August 1, 2021