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

Taiwan 🇹🇼

Taiwan is part of Asia with main city at Taipei. Its Developed country with a population of 24M people. The main currency is New Taiwan dollar. The languages spoken are Chinese. 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.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~18.30 °C   🌧 ~86.49 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 24M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We’ve reviewed our travel advice for Taiwan. We haven’t changed our level of advice - 'exercise normal safety precautions' in Taiwan.

issued date: May 30, 2019

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Taiwan uses 110V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Chinese

Money

💱 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.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

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.

Calling

📡 Internet

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.

📞 Calling

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 .

Driving

🛣️ 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.

🆘 Emergency

Police

911

Ambulance

911

Fire department

911

Last updated: October 8, 2019