Honduras is a country located in Central America. There are 3 countries (El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua) that Honduras shares its borders with. The official language of Honduras is Spanish. Unfortunately, if you speak English, it might be problematic to communicate fluently unless you know Spanish.
In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Honduras was ranked 55th out of 100 countries in 2021.
The national currency in Honduras is Honduran lempira (HNL). The lempira (L) is subdivided into 100 centavo.
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 26.84 HNL and 1 USD is worth 24.69 HNL.
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 Honduras is 45.39 Mbps and mobile is 47.78 Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Honduras.25.09 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Honduras, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 2 socket types used in Honduras. 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).
In the year 2023, Honduras will celebrate 11 national public holidays. The next one Christmas Day will take place on December 25.
|January 1, 2023||New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day|
|April 6, 2023Moving holiday||Maundy ThursdayHoly Thursday|
|April 7, 2023Moving holiday||Good FridayGood Friday|
|April 8, 2023Moving holiday||Holy SaturdayHoly Saturday|
|April 14, 2023||America’s DayAmerica’s Day|
|May 1, 2023||Labour DayLabour Day|
|September 15, 2023||Independence DayIndependence Day|
|October 3, 2023||Francisco Morazán’s Day/Soldier’s DayFrancisco Morazán’s Day/Soldier’s Day|
|October 12, 2023||Columbus DayColumbus Day|
|October 21, 2023||Army DayArmy Day|
|December 25, 2023||Christmas DayNavidad|
What hotel chains are present in Honduras?
There are no Mariott hotels in Honduras.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in Honduras.
The IHG hotel chain operates in Honduras.
What fast food chains are present in Honduras?
The McDonald’s chain operates in Honduras.
The KFC chain operates in Honduras.
The Burger King chain operates in Honduras.
What is the weather like in Tegucigalpa?
Weather data for Tegucigalpa (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Emergency phones in Honduras
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.