USA international travel guide in 2023
USA is part of North America with main city at Washington, D.C.. It's usually 🌤️ 0.05 °C in USA with a rainfall of 🌧 51.15 mm. Tipping is expected in United States since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages. Internet speed in United States is on average 14.2 Mbps. In United States you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 324M people. The main currency is US Dollar. The languages spoken are English. Automatic teller machines (local name: ATM) are everywhere in United States. Current travel safety advice is Exercise normal safety precautions. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~0.05 °C 🌧 ~51.15 mm 👨👩👦👦 324M people
🛡️ Travel safety
Exercise normal safety precautions
We've reviewed the travel advice level for the USA. We continue to advise you exercise normal safety precautions. You don't need to take a COVID-19 test before travelling to the US. However, you must provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (see 'Travel'). COVID-19 remains a risk. Various restrictions and public health measures remain in place and vary by location. Follow the advice of local authorities. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in the United States of America.
United States uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are English
💱 Currencies Used
United States uses the United States dollar (symbol: $), code USD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within United States (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and Discover are the most widely accepted. American Express and JCB are less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines (local name: ATM) are everywhere in United States. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. United States has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Expected to tip Tipping is expected in United States since staff depend on tips to supplement their often minimum wages.
Internet speed in United States is on average 14.2 Mbps. WiFi coverage in United States is very high. Most hotels, hostels, cafes, restaurants and bars have it.
You can buy a SIM card for about $16.32, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon Wireless. United States uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in United States 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 United States, dial +, then 1 (the country code for United States), then the area code (without the initial 1) and the local number. For local calls within United States, start with the area code (with the initial 1). In the case above area code is 201 .
🛣️ Road rules
In United States you drive on the right side. Most cars have automatic transmission. Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 24-74 mph (40-120 km/h) in all built-up areas, 44-74 mph (72-120 km/h) on undivided highways, 60-80 mph (97-129 km/h) on motorways and 60-80 mph (97-129 km/h) on expressways. Right turn on red lights is allowed unless a sign explicitly forbids it. It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.08%.
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