Frequently Asked Question About Jordan
Is Jordan a safe country ?
Jordan is safe and stable country. Travelers are able to move around the country freely without extra concern for their safety; The safety and security of our guests is our main priority, therefore we do our best, so you can feel good about traveling and can experience the fullness of Jordan while here.
We would advise our travelers not to come to Jordan if the internal situation here would affect their safety. As we live in Jordan, we are able to work closely with locals to assure the safety of traveling throughout Jordan.
Our travelers find a country that is extremely welcoming and safe despite what is happening in neighboring countries. Jordan is not exactly how it is perceived or communicated by watching some of the regional news.
2.What is the Weather going to be like in Jordan during the year ?
Jordan has 4 seasons: Autumn, Winter, Spring, and summer.
Usually it has 310 days of sunshine, the weather is almost exclusively dry and sunny from May to October. There is barely any rainfall and it’s season begins from November till the end of March. Chance of rain drops substantially from April on wards. However the coldest months of the year are December and January with a chance of snowfall.
3.What is the spoken language in Jordan?
The official language of Jordan is Arabic. English is widely spoken, especially in the cities, and many Jordanians have traveled or been educated abroad. French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish are also spoken, but to a lesser extent.
4.Does Jordan has Passport or visa requirements ?
Yes it does and Your passport has to be valid for six months after your date of departure. You will be able to obtain your visa to Jordan easily upon arrival at Amman airport if travelling in a party of four or under. As for groups more 5 and more Pax, we organize your Jordan visa for you.
5.What are advised cloth to wear in Jordan?
Conservative clothing is a good idea out of respect to the culture, particularly if you want to visit any religious sites.
In general Men & Women should have clothing that covers their shoulders and reaches their ankles.
Within hotels, you will be more probably able to wear what you like.
6.What different types of hotels are there in hotels in Jordan?
Jordan has many different internationally recognizable hotels to choose from. The hotels are clean and comfortable and of a good standard. You will be able to choose from different categories as there are 3*,4* & 5* hotels.
Accommodation in the desert would be in Camps that are worth staying in as well.
7.What is the check-in and check-out time in the hotels in Jordan?
The same as many hotels all around the globe, the check-in time in most hotels in Jordan is around midday, 12 or 1 PM. If you arrive in the hotel late at night or in the early morning, you may have to pay for an extra night to get to your room immediately without having to wait until the normal check-in time.
8.Is it allowed for non-Muslims to enter historical mosques in Jordan?
Most mosques in Jordan are open to visitors as long as they are modestly dressed. At major sites robes are provided to cover visitors who are not dressed to enter the mosque.
It may not be permitted to enter mosques at certain time like during Friday prayer or on holidays when their are major gatherings for prayer.
Modest dress is respectfully required to enter most religious sites. At least this required covering the knees and shoulders for both men and women. Women will be asked to cover their heads with a scarf.
9.Can I take photographs of the people, streets, etc. in Jordan?
It is always polite to ask permission before taking a photograph of a person. Beyond that taking photographs is generally permissible.
10.How common is the use of credit cards in Jordan?
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 JD 500.00 VISA is the most widely accepted card along with MasterCard.
11.Will I be able to exchange dollars, Euros, or other currencies in Jordan?
Changing money is common in Jordan, and most major currencies are accepted in cash and travelers cheques. US dollars are the most accepted, followed by UK pounds and euros; you’ll get nowhere with Australian or New Zealand dollars.
As well you’ll be able to change dinars back into some foreign currencies in Jordan, but you’ll need to show receipts to prove that you changed your currency into dinars at a bank in Jordan.
12.Is there a way to travel by Sea to Jordan?
There are several cruise lines operating in the the Red Sea, which stop at various ports in Jordan and Egypt.
13.Can I combine my visit to Jordan with another country?
ADONIS offers you combined programs to visit the neighboring countries. It’s simple to arrange extensions to Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and The Holy Land. Border formalities are usually swift and trouble-free, etc.