Sunday, August 12, 2012

Puerto Rico Facts

Name: Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Capital: San Juan

Location of Puerto Rico: 1,000 miles southeast of Miami, Florida

Island Size: 100 x 35 miles

Population: 3,706,690

Currency: U.S. dollar

Official Languages: Spanish and English


Average High Temperature(F): 90
Average Low Temperature(F) : 70

Driving: Driving is on the right hand side of the road. 

Electricity: 110-220 volts.

Drinking age: 18

Mail: U.S Postal Service rates and services are the same as in the U.S. mainland.

Passports: Foreign nationals should have valid passports and visas as required.  Passports are not necessary for American citizens.  American citizens planning to continue their travel to other islands after Puerto Rico, will need a passport.

Time Zone: Puerto Rico is on Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is one hour later than U.S. Eastern Standard Time(EST) from October through April,and the same as Eastern Daylight Saving time from April through October.

Tipping 15%-20% suggested.



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