Oman international travel guide in 2024

Oman international travel guide in 2024

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Oman travel details 🇴🇲
Oman has a population of 4M with main currency as Omani Rial. The languages spoken are Arabic. Oman travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Internet speed in Oman is on average 3.1 Mbps.

Oman travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for Oman and continue to advise exercise normal safety precautions. Reconsider your need to travel to border areas with Yemen due to the threat of armed conflict and violence. You'll need a valid visa to travel to Oman. The type of visa depends on your country of residence and purpose of travel. Entry and exit conditions can change at short notice. See (‘Travel’). We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Oman. Higher levels apply in some areas.

Issue Date : May 1, 2024

Oman weather

Oman essential details

Plugs

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

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic

Money in Oman

Currencies

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.

Internet in Oman

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 in Oman

Emergecy

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Oman map

Oman visa advice

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

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Disclaimer
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.