Do I need a visa to travel to Jordan ?
You are responsible for any visa requirement specific to your nationality, and we advise you to check with our company prior to travel.
Are Jordan & Jerusalem safe to visit?
Absolutely, Jordan has a very low crime rate, and given that tourism is the main source of income for Jordan, security is excellent at all hotels and tourist sites.
As for the security situation in Jerusalem, sure It’s safe, we don’t think there is anything to worry about, this region has not been stable for over 65 years but millions are touring the Holy Lands every year without facing any problem, we have groups that go back and forth the Holy Land almost every week .
Do your tours include international airfare?
No, all prices published here are land only prices. We’ll leave you the task of arranging your own flight plan.
What currency are the tours quoted in?
All tours are quoted in USD.
What’s the official language in Jordan ?
Arabic is the official language. English is widely spoken throughout the kingdom. Most road signs are in English.
What’s the weather like?
Jordan has a long and pleasant spring and fall, from March through May and from September through November. Rain occasionally falls from December to April. The summer months are hot but with little humidity. In the Jordan Valley, around the Dead Sea and in Aqaba on the Red Sea the winters are pleasant.
How can I book my trip with Jordan Vacations Tours?
Take a look at our packages, pick the most suitable one for you and contact one of our experts. Try to give us all the details about your trip like number of persons, nationality and weather you want to add extra nights or change the itinerary. Due to our flexibility, Jordan Vacations Tours will do its best to arrange everything our clients require.
What’s the official currency?
The Jordanian Dinar (JD) is divided into 1,000 fils, although many people refer to piasters. One piaster equals 10 fils, so there are 100 piasters in a dinar.
Notes: 5, 10 and 20 and 50 dinars.
Coins: 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 250 fils, 1/2 and 1 dinar.
US$1 = JD 0.708 (JD IS PEGGED TO THE US$)
You will get the best exchange rate at exchange shops and banks, although the banks at the borders and in the airports charge a small commission. If you carry travellers’ checks, you will be charged a commission ranging from JD 3 to JD 8 even at a bank, sometimes for each check, so carry larger denominations. Hotels will charge a premium for changing money, so try to avoid this. All Banks are closed on Fridays and Saturdays, though some exchange shops remain open.
Are credit cards widely accepted?
With regards to credit cards, most places of business in the capital Amman and Aqaba accept major credit cards and there are plenty of ATM’s, except in smaller towns and villages. There are no local charges on credit card cash advances, but the maximum daily withdrawal is JD500. VISA is the most widely accepted card along with MasterCard.
How much are the Attractions Entrance fees?
Each tour includes a variety of attractions. You can check the following link for the accurate prices:
If you buy the Jordan Pass, you won’t pay any fees for most of the attractions
Can I travel with my girlfriend in Jordan?
Of course you can, you don’t have to be married to share a room with your girlfriend.
What type of accommodation should I expect?
Depending on the package you choose: guesthouses/hotels, campsites and other basic accommodations. However please refer to the trip notes of each particular package for more accurate accommodation details.
Do women have to wear a hijab?
No, they do not have to. Jordan is quite liberal and guarantees the freedom for women to dress the way they wish. You will see locals that wear the hijab, as well as women who would not look out of place in a European city. It’s all about personal freedom at the end of the day.
What electricity voltage is used in Jordan?
Jordan’s electricity supply is 220V; 50AC. Jordan's electricity supply is 220 volts/50 cycles. Sockets are generally of the two-pronged European variety. While a variety of other sockets and plugs—especially the 13 amp square three-pinned plug—are in use. To be safe, bring a multi-purpose adapter.
Can we book a tour at the last minute?
We recommend booking your tour as early as possible, once past New Year within the year of travel, rooms can become scarce especially in Petra . Late booking may result in guests being in different hotels.
What’s the minimum number of guests on each tour?
2 persons is the minimum required for a tour to run, if you are a solo traveler we can wailist you for a tour and book you up once the first 2 persons have booked. If you are a solo traveler you may join a tour that already has at least 2 persons booked on.
Are there vegetarian options provided with the meals on your overnight tours?
Please notify us in advance about your dietary requirements so that we can ensure that we have the correct meals organized for you.
Is tipping included, and if not, how much should I budget?
Tips are not included in the cost of your tour. We suggest that you tip the guides or drivers based on their level of service that they provided for you on tour.