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Frequently Asked Questions about Taiwan

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Do I need a visa to travel to Taiwan?

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This is the most frequently asked questions about Taiwan. If you’re from Malaysia or Singapore, you can travel and stay in Taiwan visa-free for 30 days. If you’re from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, and the Vatican, you can stay in Taiwan for 90 days.

How is the weather in Taiwan?

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Taiwan enjoys a subtropical climate with four seasons. Spring starts in March and ends in May. Summer is from June to August; it’s also typhoon season. Autumn, which is from September to November, is the driest and coolest season. Winter, on the other hand, is chilly but without snow. It lasts from December to February.

When is the best time to visit Taiwan?

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Taiwan is a country you can visit at any time of the year. But if you want to enjoy the pleasant weather on your holiday, you should schedule your visit in autumn. Summer, on the other hand, is not only the busiest but also the most humid.

What currency is used in Taiwan?

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Taiwanese currency.

New Taiwan Dollar or NT$ is the official currency of Taiwan. NT$ is available in coin denominations of one, five, ten and 50, and in bill denominations of 50, 100, 500, and 1000.

Do people speak English in Taiwan?

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Another frequently asked questions about Taiwan is language. English is widely spoken in Taiwan. It’s a required language for study in school. You won’t find it hard to converse with anyone in English in Taipei and other major cities. However, finding an English speaker in rural areas may be a challenge. Knowing a few Mandarin phrases will help you then. If all else fails, you can simply point at what you want and smile.

Can I use my electronic gadgets in Taiwan?

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Taiwanese power socket and plug.

If your gadgets run on 110V and 60Hz, then yes, you can use them in Taiwan. Most sockets in Taiwan don’t have the third slot for grounding, though, so you may have to use an adaptor if your gadgets need it.

What numbers do I call in case of emergency in Taiwan?

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We hope you don’t get into any mishap on your holiday in Taiwan, but in case you do need help, the toll-free emergency services number is 119. The police hotline is 110, and the Taiwan Visitors Association number is (02)2594-3261.

Do I have to observe a specific mode of dress in Taiwan?

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You can dress the how-ever way you want when you’re in Taiwan. The Taiwanese follow international fashion trends and dress like Americans and Europeans. However, they look down upon wearing flip-flops in public, unless you’re going to shop at the morning markets. If you’re meeting someone for business, it’s strongly suggested that you show up in formal business attire, although you can leave off your suit coat on hot days.

Do I need to learn how to use chopsticks before visiting Taiwan?

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How not to hold chopsticks.

This is among the most frequently asked questions about Taiwan. If you plan on trying Taiwanese street food, it is highly suggested that you do because most food stalls don’t provide spoon and fork. However, Western-style restaurants do set knives, spoons, and forks on the table. The Taiwanese follow strict etiquette with the use of chopsticks, though, so you may need to read up on that too as you learn how to use them.

Do I need to tip in Taiwan?

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It is customary to give a tip to bellhops in finer, Western-style hotels. But in restaurants in Taiwan, tipping is not necessary, and if the restaurant does charge for any gratuities, they are automatically added to your bill.

Now you know everything about Taiwan, so what are you waiting for? Plan your trip like this, or just simply book with us now. Enjoy your trip to Taiwan!

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