Taiwan is a country located in Eastern Asia. The country has no land neighbors. The official language of Taiwan is Chinese.
The national currency in Taiwan is New Taiwan dollar (TWD). The dollar (NT$) is subdivided into 10 jiao (角).
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 34.1 TWD and 1 USD is worth 31.36 TWD.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Taiwan is 211.43 Mbps and mobile is 139.28 Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density No data available.
SIM Registration No data available.
There are 2 socket types used in Taiwan. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Taiwan?
There are Mariott hotels in 2 cities: Kaohsiung and Taipei.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Taiwan.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Taiwan.
What fast food chains are present in Taiwan?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Taiwan.
The KFC chain operates in Taiwan.
The Burger King chain operates in Taiwan.
What is the weather like in Taipei?
Weather data for Taipei (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains , and some of them are high-speed trains.
Subway Systems The subway system is available in 4 cities.
Emergency phones in Taiwan
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban There is no national smoke-free law, but some areas may have their own rules.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.
The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.
- 1L of alcoholic beverages
- 200 cigarettes, or 25 cigars, or 1lb of smoking tobacco