Jordan travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Jordan with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Jordan.

Jordan travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Jordan with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Jordan - quick facts
Flight time 5 to 5.5 hours
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Arabic
Currency Jordanian Dinar
Electricity C + D + F + G + J plug (230V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Jordan?

Considering a holiday to the Jordan? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

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Jordan tourist information

✝ = Typical flight time from the UK and visa requirements for UK travellers.

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Jordan weather

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Maximum daytime temperature °C
Hours of sunshine (daily)
Days with some rainfall

The Jordan weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Amman.

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Jordan travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Jordan from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Jordan.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Jordan travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Jordan with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Jordan, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Jordan covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Jordan with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Jordan travel features

Do you want to learn more about Jordan? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Jordan.

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Jordan FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Jordan including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Jordan due to Covid-19?

Jordan is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Jordan.

Check out Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Jordan for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Jordan?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Jordan. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the flight time to Jordan from the UK?

The flight time to Jordan from the UK is typically 5 to 5.5 hours.

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What is the time difference between Jordan and the UK?

The time difference between Jordan and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Jordan?

The main language spoken in Jordan is Arabic.

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What is the currency in Jordan?

The currency in Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar (JOD).

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Which plugs are used in Jordan?

Jordan uses electrical plug type C + D + F + G + J (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Jordan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Jordan.

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Do you need a visa for Jordan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Jordan.

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