About El Salvador

Currency

US Dollar (US $)

Time Reference

GMT-6

Entry Requirements

Passport, depending on the country of origin. Sometimes a tourist visa or tourist card at a cost of $ 10 is needed and are usually valid for 90 days.

Electricity

110 volts AC, 60 Hz, 220 Volt

Internet

Easy access to the Internet via WiFi hotspots in business centers, hotels, cafes and restaurants.

Weather

Warm all year round, rainy season from May to October.

Locker Room

Light clothing and some rain along the coast during the rainy season.

Accommodation

The highest concentration of hotels is in the capital city. It is advisable to book early.

Tipping

10% is appropriate in most restaurants and bars. Some already include the tip in the bill.

Foreign exchange

Visitors are advised to change money only at banks.

Credit and Debit Cards

Most cards circulating worldwide can be used.

Travelers Checks

They can be exchanged at banks and hotels, upon presentation of a passport.

Airport Tax

EE.UU. $ 32.00
Articles about El Salvador
Volcano treks are among many of El Salvador’s adventures activities
Read article
Travel El Salvador and Honduras: Fabulous scenery, colourful murals and smiling hospitality
Read article
You’re Missing Out on El Salvador
Read article
Should El Salvador be on your travel bucket list?
Read article
Fodor’s Go List 2018
Read article
5 Perfect Places to Take a Selfie in El Salvador!
Read article
El Salvador | Central America’s gastronomic and archaeological adventure.
Read article
La Montañona, El Salvador’s emblematic forest.
Read article
Day in the Life: Designer Ariela Suster in El Salvador
Read article
A Wedding at a Coffee Plantation in El Salvador
Read article
El Salvador rises from the ashes
Read article
Pupusas | The queen of El Salvador
Read article
El Salvador’s Hidden Gem: Playa El Tunco
Read article