Macau travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Macau

Macau is Part of China with main city at Macau. Its Developing country with a population of 649K people. The main currency is Pataca. The languages spoken are Chinese,Portuguese. It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~17.11 °C   🌧 ~27.01 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 649K people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've reviewed our travel advice for Macau with new information about entry and exit conditions. We haven't changed the level of advice – 'Exercise normal safety precautions' in Macau.

issued date: January 18, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

Macau uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Chinese, Portuguese

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Macau uses the Macanese pataca (symbol: P), code MOP.Banknotes come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100, 50, 20 and 10 patacas. Pataca is subdivided into 100 avos. Coins come in denominations of 10, 5, 2 and 1 patacas.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are everywhere in Macau. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. Macau has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Macau is on average 10.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Macau is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 301.54 MOP, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: 3 (Three), CTM or SmarTone. Macau uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Macau upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

📞 Calling

To call Macau, dial +, then 853 (the country code for Macau), then the area code and the local number.

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Macau you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 20-60 km/h (12-37 mph) in all built-up areas, 50-80 km/h (31-49 mph) on undivided highways, 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on motorways and 60-80 km/h (37-49 mph) on expressways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

911

Ambulance

195

Fire department

198

Last updated: December 5, 2019