Saudi Arabia 🇸🇦
Saudi Arabia is part of Asia with main city at Riyadh. It's usually 🌤️ 21.03 °C in Saudi Arabia with a rainfall of 🌧 7.00 mm. Tipping is quite common in Saudi Arabia and it's good etiquette to leave one. Internet speed in Saudi Arabia is on average 3.4 Mbps. In Saudi Arabia you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 32M people. The main currency is Saudi Riyal. The languages spoken are Arabic. Automatic teller machines are very common in Saudi Arabia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~21.03 °C 🌧 ~7.00 mm 👨👩👦👦 32M people
Saudi Arabia Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise a high degree of caution
arriving in Jeddah from Port Sudan, will be issued visas on arrival. These will remain valid for a short period of time. See ‘Travel' for more information on entering Saudi Arabia. If you have arrived in Jeddah from Sudan and you haven’t spoken to an Australian consular officer, contact us on +966 11 2500 990 or +966 11 2500 993 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Saudi Arabia overall due threat of terrorism and missile and drone attacks. Higher levels apply in some areas.
Saudi Arabia Weather
Saudi Arabia Essential travel details
Saudi Arabia uses 230V, 60Hz with socket and plug Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are Arabic
Money in Saudi Arabia
💱 Currencies Used
Saudi Arabia uses the Saudi riyal (symbol: ?.?), code SAR.Banknotes come in denominations of 500, 50, 10, 5 and 1 riyals. Riyal is subdivided into 100 halalas. Coins come in denominations of 50, 25, 10 and 5 halalas.
Automatic teller machines are very common in Saudi Arabia. You can find them in both large & small cities, tourist areas etc.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is quite common in Saudi Arabia and it's good etiquette to leave one. How much money you leave depends on the service and how happy you were with it. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge.
Calling in Saudi Arabia
Internet speed in Saudi Arabia is on average 3.4 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Saudi Arabia is low. It is not as easy to find one.
You can buy a SIM card for about 43.99 SAR, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Mobily, STC or Zain. Saudi Arabia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Saudi Arabia 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.
To call Saudi Arabia, dial +, then 966 (the country code for Saudi Arabia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Saudi Arabia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 11 .
Driving in Saudi Arabia
🛣️ Road rules
In Saudi Arabia you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100-120 km/h (62-74 mph) on undivided highways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on motorways, 120 km/h (74 mph) on expressways and 40-80 km/h (24-49 mph) in all built-up areas.
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