Puerto Rico

General Information

General Information for travelers going to Puerto Rico Language(s): Spanish, English Capital City: San Juan Local Time: GMT -4 Currency: US Dollar (USD 1 = 100 Cents) Notes: USD: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 Coins: Cents: 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100 Dialling Code: 1 787 Electricity: 110/120V AC 60Hz


Passport, Visa, Embassy

Passport & Visa Info The following details relate to holders of adult normal passports (requirements for children may be different), if any other type of passport or travel document is held, entry requirements should be checked with the relevant embassy or consulate. Passports Required, but NOT by the following: 1) Citizens of United States returning from a trip within the...


San Juan Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci (SIG) San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International (SJU)

Health risks

Arthropodborne diseases: Dengue Fever We recommend: Usage of long-sleeved shirt and long pants to wear whenever possible while outside, to prevent illnesses carried by insects Usage og insect repellent containing DEET (diethylmethyltoluamide), in 30%–35% strength for adults and 6%–10% for children. Unless you are staying in air-conditioned or well-screened housing Usage of...

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (CHTIC) 2011 Announced

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (CHTIC) 2011 Announced, Puerto Rico The Official Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference (CHTIC 2010) welcomed “a very gratifying attendance of 349 delegates,” an 18-percent increase over the 296 attendees in 2009, according to Alec Sanguinetti, Director General and CEO of the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA). The event was highlighted by a keynote address from Robert Crandall, former...

Discount Offer On Verdanza Hotel, Isla Verde, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Discount Offer On Verdanza Hotel, Isla Verde, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico For a limited time, guests receive the fourth and fifth nights free when they buy five consecutive nights at San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Verdanza Hotel. Reservations must be made by August 31 for travel July 5 through October 30, 2010. Promotion includes a Verdanza Hotel Signature Welcome Drink; 15-percent discount on hotel food and beverages; and $10 match-play casino coupon for...


Climate: Warm, sunny winters and hot summers. The north coast experiences more rainfall than the south coast and generally has no dry season as rainfall is evenly spread throughout the year. Clothing: Light and natural fabrics are recommended.