Is it safe to travel to Puerto Rico right now?
While recent government mandates may disrupt current tourism activity on the Island through May 3, 2020, keeping our visitors and residents safe is our number one priority right now.
Additionally, the government of Puerto Rico issued an Island-wide curfew for everyone, including tourists, through May 3, 2020.
Do you need a passport to go to Puerto Rico?
Citizens of the United States traveling to Puerto Rico need only a government-issued form of photo identification because they are not going to another country. Passports are only required by states that require a passport for any air transportation. Americans don’t need a visa to enter or exit Puerto Rico.
Can you go to Puerto Rico?
#2: You don’t need a passport to travel to Puerto RicoPeople often ask: “Do I need a passport to go to Puerto Rico?” If you’re an American, the answer is no—after all, Puerto Rico is part of the United States.
Is Puerto Rico safe in 2019?
With drug trafficking gangs, gun crime and scary weather to worry about, you might think that Puerto Rico is a no-no. But it’s really fine. It’s a pretty safe place to visit. In fact, safer than most US cities – and a lot more beautiful, too, with all those palm-fringed beaches and tropical rainforests.
Can you drink tap water in Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico has some of the best medical facilities in the Caribbean and health standards are comparable to those of the U.S. Unlike most neighboring countries, the tap water is even safe to drink.
Can you drink the water in Puerto Rico 2020?
A: It depends. The water quality is overseen by the US government, so theoretically it’s fine. However, there has been some hubbub over water quality since the hurricane. We ourselves had no problem drinking the water when we were in Puerto Rico after the hurricane.
Will my cell phone work in Puerto Rico?
A: If you’re traveling to Puerto Rico as an American you don’t have to use an international plan—US cell phone plans work exactly the same in Puerto Rico as they do on the mainland. Most major carriers (including Verizon and AT&T) don’t charge roaming for voice and text service.
How much is a dollar worth in Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico’s monetary unit is the United States Dollar (USD) as it is a commonwealth country of the United States of America. Puerto Ricans refer to the US Dollar as the ‘peso’ or ‘dolar’. The dollar is made up of 100 cents, called ‘centavos’ or ‘chavitos’ by locals.
Is Puerto Rico expensive?
You should plan to spend around $173 per day on your vacation in Puerto Rico, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, $28 on meals for one day and $12 on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Puerto Rico for a couple is $230.