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General Information

The national language of Taiwan is Formosan languages, Hakka, Hokkien, Mandarin, Matsu, Sign language.

The national currency of Taiwan is New Taiwan dollar (NT$) (TWD).

1 TWD equals  .
equals  TWD.

Location

Taiwan

The distance from to Taiwan is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Taiwan. Exercise normal precautions in Taiwan. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

The criminality index of Taiwan is 16. A higher number means more criminality.

LGBT

Taiwan has a score of 3 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Taiwan ranks #41 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex relations or the organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) events in Taiwan, and Taiwan law prohibits education and employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. However, Taiwan does not recognize same-sex marriage, and LGBTI individuals may still face lack of tolerance, particularly in areas outside the capital and largest city Taipei.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Taiwan should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Taiwan:

  • Hepatitis A

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanese Encephalitis
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Taiwan to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Taiwan differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Taiwan, the standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type B
Weather

The temperature difference between Taiwan and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Possible drizzle on Saturday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sun March 22 66–86°F  /  19–30°C 67% 12%
Mon March 23 65–87°F  /  18–30°C 65% 12%
Tue March 24 65–84°F  /  18–29°C 72% 13%
Wed March 25 64–82°F  /  18–28°C 71% 7%
Thu March 26 66–87°F  /  19–30°C 69% 6%
Fri March 27 67–89°F  /  19–32°C 65% 24%
Sat March 28 66–86°F  /  19–30°C 70% 47%
Sun March 29 66–85°F  /  19–30°C 72% 23%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 05:59 am and sets at 06:09 pm. This equates to 12.2 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Taiwan, it is in . When the sun sets in Taiwan, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Taiwan is 84.17 TWD. Every kilometer costs an additional 21.67 TWD. Every hour of waiting time costs 201.33 TWD.

Car Rental

International driving permits are not recognized in Taiwan.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 29.00 TWD in Taiwan.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 352.18 TWD.

The legal drinking age in Taiwan is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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