Fast Facts: Jordan
Below are some of the most common questions from our travelers.
U.S. citizens must have a passport which is valid for at least six months after your return date.
U.S. passport holders must have a visa to enter Jordan, which will be issued upon arrival. See the U.S. Dept. of State website for more information.
Booked on one of our packages with Scheduled Dates? If you do not hold a U.S. passport, you are responsible for obtaining any necessary visas and meeting all entry requirements. If a visa is required, we recommend using a fee-based visa service, such as our preferred provider VisaHQ.
More information about passports & visas.
In Jordan, the months of May and October are the most pleasant, with temperatures ranging in the 70’s and 80’s during the day and from the mid 50’s through the 60’s at night. During the rest of the year, the temperatures vary from a daytime high in the 40’s through the 60’s to lows at night from the 30’s through the 50’s. Typically, some rain can fall during the December through February period, while May through October is virtually rain free. The contrast between night and day is dramatic, so take a sweater for chilly nights, even in summer.
Check out the current weather conditions in Jordan.
The currency in Jordan is the dinar. Please review the current exchange rate for the dinar.
A 10% service charge is normally included in hotel and restaurant bills; if service is very special, tip an extra amount. Tip 8% to taxi drivers and porters.
In Jordan, shop for pottery, bronze, baskets, wood inlay, straw goods, embroidery, glass, leather, Madaba rugs, spices, and etchings. Bargain only in markets, not in fine shops.
230 volts. Plugs C, D, E, F, G,
& J. You will need a voltage converter and plug adapter
in order to use U.S. appliances. We recommend getting a universal
adapter and converter kit. View more information about electrical standards around the world.
See our blog post on using your cell phone abroad.