Here you will find important tips and useful information for Oman.
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
Omani rial OMR
Currency exchange rate
OMR 1 = ~ CHF 2.47 ; CHF 1 = ~ OMR 0.40 (09/2022)
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
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
No Israeli shekel!
+ 3 h / + 2 h during our summer time
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220/240 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival with visa, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds.
Muscat, Al Asfoor Plaza Building, 1st floor, Apt 104, Al Qurum
Tel. +968 24 568 205 / +968 24 568 202
8.00 - 12.00 h (Sat - Wed)
8.00 - 11.00 h (Thu)
8.30 - 13.00 h and 16.30 - 21.00 h (Sat - Thu)
Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Oman is a Moslem country. Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
Ramadan 2019: 05.05. - 04.06.
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