Official name: Republic of El Salvador.
Capital: San Salvador.
Currency: US Dollar.
Time: GMT-6. Central Time USA.
Electricity: 110 volts AC
Airport: “Jose Arnulfo Romero” International Airport
Weather: Is an eternal summer with temperatures between 75 – 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Entry requirements: Passport with six months validity. Tourist visa depending on the country of origin. Americans are require to buy a tourist card for $10 at the airport, valid for 90 days.
Communications: You can use an international direct connection to any party anywhere in the world. For incoming calls, the country code is 503 followed by 8 numbers. For outgoing calls, the exit code is 001 to call the US and Canada, and 00 to dial elsewhere in the world.
Internet: Most establishments, restaurants, hotels, hospitals have free access to WiFi.
Credit and debit cards: Most international credit cards are accepted throughout the country.
Clothing: Light clothing will do and a raincoat or umbrella during rainy season.
Local dish: Pupusas.