Here you will find important tips and useful information for Jordan.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Jordanian dinar JOD
Currency exchange rate
JOD 1 = ~ CHF 1.45 ; CHF 1 = ~ JOD 0.69 (07/2020)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
Travelers are advised not to proceed beyond major cities without sufficient cash.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
No Israeli shekel!
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds.
Extension available on site.
Amman, 19 Ibrahim Ayoub Street, Jabal-Amman, 4th Circle near Salah Eldin Mosque
Tel. + 962 6 593 14 16 / + 962 6 593 04 17 / + 962 6 593 03 75
8.30 - 15.00 (Sun - Thu)
9.30 - 13.30 h and 15.30 - 18.00/20.00 h (Sat - Thu)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
International driver's licence recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 22 (varies with rental company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Consult the media about the current situation before and during the journey and stay in contact with your tour operator.
Travel to borders areas with Iraq not advised. Travel to borders areas with Syrian not advised. Isolated mine fields are found in the Jordan valley (Balqa and Irbid provinces) as well as in the Syrian border area in Mafrak province.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Special legal regulations
Severe penalties for violations of drug laws (up to life imprisonment/death penalty).
Jordan is a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
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