Questions about traveling to Jordan
Everything you need to know to get ready for your trip to Jordan
Yes, Jordan is a safe and politically stable country that is welcoming to travelers and tourists. If you have any questions about where to go or how to behave our driver's will be happy to offer you good advice.
The Jordanian national currency is the Jordanian Dinar (JOD) or JD for short. The currency is known for its stability. One American Dollar is generally equal to 1.4 Jordanian Dinar.
Around 90% of Jordan is covered by desert so temperatures in summer can be scorching hot, while in winter the nights are cool. If visiting between June and September you can expect temperatures of between 30 and 40 degrees celsius. January is the coldest month with average temperatures of between 5 and 10 degrees.
Jordan uses Arabic standard time (AST), which is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich mean time (GMT). Other countries in the same time zone include Turkey, Finland, Greece, Egypt, Israel and South Africa. In Jordan, daylight saving time is usually in effect from the last Thursday in March until the last Friday in October.
Tipping is not compulsory in Jordan but it is expected. If you're happy with the service provided by your driver it would be a nice way of showing your appreciation.