Taiwan Tourism Guides
Time Zone: UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of New York)
Currency: New Taiwan Dollar (NT$ or TWD)
Languages: Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka, and Formosan languages
Power Sockets: type A and B
Best Month to Visit: February–April
Capital City: Taipei City
International Dialing Code: +886
Traffic Direction: right side of the road
Important Phone Numbers
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Learn more about the Taipei Fun Pass. Figure out what they do to determine whether it’s worth getting.
Explore this list of items to pack when traveling to Taiwan in winter (December–February).
Learn how to rent a car in Taiwan. Throughout this guide, I’ll compare various car rental companies & documents you’ll need.
Learn whether Taiwan is a safe country to visit. Explore its safety rating in various categories & how to keep yourself safe.
Explore this guide on Taiwan etiquette. Learn how to adapt to various scenarios when you visit Taiwan.
Find the requirements for the Taiwan tourist tax refund. Learn how to claim your VAT refund before leaving Taiwan.
Read this guide to find deals on accommodation, attractions, transportation, SIM cards, and portable Wi-Fi in Taiwan.