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

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