Jordan is predominantly Muslim and therefore you should dress modestly away from hotels and beaches. Always ask permission before taking photographs of people and their property.
Widely practiced but discretion is advised
Bargaining is the norm outside fixed-price tourist shops.
British citizens require tourist visas for Jordan; these are available on arrival at a cost of 20 Jordanian Dinars (approximately GBP20). Please note that this is payable in Jordanian Dinars only (the currency exchange is next-door to the visa desk).
For some activities such as scuba diving, specialist insurance is advised. Check our travel insurance section for more information on finding the right policy for you.
The currency in Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar. Major credit cards are accepted in hotels, restaurants and larger shops. ATMs are available in larger towns.
European and US systems
We strongly advise you consult your doctor for the most up to date advice on the best health precautions at least one month prior to travel.
www.masta-travel-health.com is also a helpful resource for obtaining up to date health information on your chosen destination.
240V. European and Indian style plug and British style plug.