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Emergency

Police

191 - 192

Fire Department or civil protection

199

Ambulance and first aid

193

Useful numbers

Complains concerning hotels' services

06 4642311

Flights information Royal Jordanian

06 4453200

Air France

06 5666055

   

Tourist offices in Aqaba

03 2013633

Petra

03 2157020

Jerash

04 451272

Madaba

05 543376

 

International calls

International call cost: 1.20 JD/mn
One can find cards of 3.-/5.-/8.- JD + 13% tax
Caution: The cost is different in the hotels: 3.50 JD the minute. In certain hotels, you pay obligatorily the first three minutes even if your call lasts only one minute..
Nb: You can use an international card for a national call.

 

Personal transportation

Local buses: maximum -.30 JD or 300 fils
Taxi: 160 fils to start.. The maximum cost for a transfer between two points in Amman is 5.- JD. The normal cost for a transfer from the hotel to the down town varies between 1.- JD and 2.- JD, with the proviso of not taking the hotels' taxis.

 

Day off

The weekly day off is Friday. The stores are generally closed except the large supermarkets and malls. The “souk” of the down town remain open.

 

Opening hours

Governmental offices

: 08h00 - 15h00, from Sunday tot Thursday

During Ramadan

: 09h00 - 14h00, from Sunday to Thursday

Banks

: 08h00 - 15h00, from Sunday to Thursday

Trade organizations

: 09h00 - 19h00, from Saturday to Thursday

Stores

: 09h00 - end of the day.

Certain supermarkets are open 24h.

 

Health

Jordan counts a great number of elite doctors, and has hospitals fully equipped with all the latest necessary material. Some useful numbers:


Jordan Hospital

06 5607550

Shmeisani Hospital

06 5607462

Ambulance and first aid

193

Al Khaldi Hospital

06 4644281

Arab Center for Heart & Special Surgery

06 5921199

 

Temperatures in Jordan

Winter

from -1° to 16°

Spring

from 11° to 31°

Summer

from 20° to 45°

Autumn

from 13° to 36°


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