Jordan international travel guide in 2024

Jordan international travel guide in 2024

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Jordan has a population of 10M with main currency as Jordanian Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. Jordan travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. Tipping is expected in Jordan since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps.

Jordan travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution
Increased tensions in the Middle East may result in airspace closures, flight cancellations and diversions, and other travel disruptions. Demonstration and protest activity may occur, and localised security situations could deteriorate with little notice. Avoid all demonstrations and protests. Monitor local media for updates and follow the advice of authorities. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Jordan overall due to the threat of terrorism. Higher levels apply in some areas.

Issue Date : Apr 14, 2024

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Jordan essential details

Plugs

Jordan uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C, Type D, Type F, Type G and Type J.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money in Jordan

Currencies

Jordan uses the Jordanian dinar (symbol: ?.?), code JOD.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dinars. Dinar is subdivided into 100 piastres. Coins come in denominations of 1 dinar and 50, 25, 10, 1 and 0 piastres.

ATM

Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping

Expected to tip Tipping is expected in Jordan since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.

Internet in Jordan

Internet

Internet speed in Jordan is on average 3.3 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Jordan is low. It is not as easy to find one.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 9.98 JOD, which includes 3 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Orange, Umniah or Zain. Jordan uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Jordan 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.

Calling

To call Jordan, dial +, then 962 (the country code for Jordan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Jordan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 6 .

Driving in Jordan

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Jordan visa advice

If you're considering exploring Jordan beyond the usual transit spots, our comprehensive guide on Jordan transit visa offers deeper insights and broader options for travelers of different nationalities. For those transiting through other countries en route to Jordan, understanding Jordan Transit Visa requirements is crucial to ensure a smooth journey.

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The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.