Taiwan international travel guide

Taiwan

Taiwan is part of Asia with main city at Taipei. It's usually 🌤️ 24.93 °C in Taiwan with a rainfall of 🌧 301.61 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in Taiwan. Internet speed in Taiwan is on average 12.9 Mbps. In Taiwan you drive on the right side. Its Developed country with a population of 24M people. The main currency is New Taiwan dollar. The languages spoken are Chinese. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed   🌤️ ~24.93 °C   🌧 ~301.61 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 24M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

You can only transit or enter Taiwan if you're a citizen, permanent resident or have special permission. For an official visit, contact your nearest Taiwanese representative office. If, despite our advice, you travel to Taiwan, you'll be subject to 14 days self-quarantine on arrival. From 22 June, short term business travellers from Australia or other countries deemed "low risk" by Taiwan, will be eligible for a reduced five day quarantine period on arrival. If you’ve entered Taiwan on or before 21 March 2020 on a visitor visa, visa waiver or landing visa, you’ll be eligible for a fourth automatic 30-day extension. Contact Taiwan’s Bureau of Consular Affairs for details. Our level of advice has not changed:  Do not travel to Taiwan.

issued date: June 19, 2020

General

🔌 Sockets

Taiwan uses 110V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Chinese

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Taiwan uses the New Taiwan dollar (symbol: $), code TWD.Banknotes come in denominations of 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 dollars.

💁‍♂️ Tipping

Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in Taiwan. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts usually include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.

Calling

📡 Internet

Internet speed in Taiwan is on average 12.9 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Taiwan is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.

📞 Calling

To call Taiwan, dial +, then 886 (the country code for Taiwan), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Taiwan, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving

🛣️ Road rules

In Taiwan you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100-110 km/h (62-68 mph) on motorways, 100-110 km/h (62-68 mph) on expressways, 40-60 km/h (24-37 mph) in all built-up areas and 50-80 km/h (31-49 mph) on undivided highways.

🆘 Emergency

Police

911

Ambulance

911

Fire department

911

Last updated: June 21, 2020