Oman travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Oman 🇴🇲

Oman is part of Asia with main city at Muscat. Its Developing country with a population of 4M people. The main currency is Rial Omani. The languages spoken are Arabic. the Sultanate of Oman is the formal name of Oman It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~26.23 °C   🌧 ~4.23 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 4M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for Oman. The level of advice has not changed - exercise normal safety precautions overall. Reconsider your need to travel to border areas with Yemen. Reconsider your need to travel to Border areas with Yemen.

issued date: May 28, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Oman uses 240V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Oman uses the Omani rial (symbol: ?.?.), code OMR.Banknotes come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 rials and 500, 200 and 100 baisas. Rial is subdivided into 1000 baisas. Coins come in denominations of 100, 50, 25, 10 and 5 baisas.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Oman is on average 3.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Oman is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 5.00 OMR, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: Omantel or Ooredoo. Oman uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Oman 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 Oman, dial +, then 968 (the country code for Oman), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Oman, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Universal

112

Police

112

Ambulance

112

Fire department

112

Last updated: October 8, 2019