Jordan international travel guide

Landscape view of Jordan

Jordan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΄

Jordan is part of Asia with main city at Amman. It's usually 🌀️ 17.99 °C in Jordan with a rainfall of 🌧 7.35 mm. 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. Its Developing country with a population of 10M people. The main currency is Jordanian Dinar. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are common in Jordan. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~17.99 Β°C Β  🌧 ~7.35 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 10M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Jordan has closed all land, sea and air border crossings and commercial flights to and from Jordan have ceased. National Defense laws have been tightened and people are banned from leaving their homes/accommodation from 0700 on 21 March. If you remain in Jordan, follow the advice of local authorities, take care to protect yourself from exposure to COVID-19, ensure you have arrangements in place for an extended stay, and keep in contact with family and friends back home. If you need urgent consular assistance call the Consular Emergency Centre +61 2 6261 3305 (from outside Australia). We now advise you to: Do not travel to Jordan.

issued date: March 22, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

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

πŸ’± Currencies Used

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.

🏧 ATMs

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 β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

πŸ’β€β™‚οΈ Tipping

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

Calling

πŸ“‘ 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.

πŸ“± 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.

πŸ“ž 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

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Universal

999

Police

999

Ambulance

999

Fire department

999

Useful Information
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Last updated: April 1, 2020