Taiwan international travel guide in 2023
Taiwan is part of Asia with main city at Taipei. It's usually 🌤️ 18.99 °C in Taiwan with a rainfall of 🌧 132.21 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Taiwan. Internet speed in Taiwan is on average 12.9 Mbps. In Taiwan you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 24M people. The main currency is New Taiwan dollar. The languages spoken are Chinese. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~18.99 °C 🌧 ~132.21 mm 👨👩👦👦 24M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed our advice for Taiwan. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise normal safety precautions. If you test positive for COVID-19 and have mild symptoms, you no longer need to quarantine, but you are still advised to observe the 'Self-Health Management' protocols. (see 'Travel'). We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Taiwan.
Taiwan uses 110V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are Chinese
💱 Currencies Used
Taiwan uses the New Taiwan dollar (symbol: $), code TWD.Banknotes come in denominations of 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dollars.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Taiwan. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.
Internet speed in Taiwan is on average 12.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Taiwan is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.
To call Taiwan, dial +, then 886 (the country code for Taiwan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Taiwan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .
🛣️ Road rules
In Taiwan 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: 100-110 km/h (62-68 mph) on motorways, 100-110 km/h (62-68 mph) on expressways, 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas and 50-80 km/h (31-49 mph) on undivided highways.
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