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Yes. You can find out what type of visa is required to visit KSA through: https://www.visitsaudi.com/en/travel-regulations

Yes, Saudi is safe for male and female visitors. Saudi has opened its doors wide to receive tourists from countries all over the world. In fact, in light of the new openness, the Saudi Airlines Group recently announced flights to 25 international destinations. Of course, as with travel to any other country in the world, be respectful of local laws and culture, including specific customs around Ramadan, and be mindful of your surroundings. Also be sure to consult travel advisories before your trip.

Arabic is the official language of Saudi Arabia and the primary language used in all dealings and public transactions. English serves as an informal second language in the Kingdom and is spoken by a large section of its society. All road signs are bilingual, showing information in both Arabic and English.

Saudi Arabia’s rich heritage and traditions have been shaped by its position as a historic trade hub and the birthplace of Islam. In recent years, the Kingdom has undergone a significant cultural transformation, evolving centuy-old customs to fit the contemporary world we live in today.

Average winter temperatures are in the teens.

Currency exchange and transactions are easy in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s national currency is the Saudi riyal (ر.س SAR), which is subdivided into 100 halala. The use of ApplePay and credit cards is widely common in KSA but it best to keep some cash as well.

All banks in the kingdom offer currency exchange services. Exchange bureaus are located at airports, some shopping centers and various other locations throughout the country. Credit card, such as Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted throughout the kingdom. ATMs are also widely available.

Dress code is dependent on individual establishments, some casual, others keen on sophistication. Places of worship specifically do require you to dress modestly while visiting.

– Makkah, Riyadh and Eastern provinces: 911
– All other provinces of the Kingdom: 999
Saudi Ambulance: 997
Civil Defense: 998
For traffic accidents: 993
Highway Patrol: 996
Border Guard: 994

Saudi Arabia’s country code is 00966 There are three mobile network providers in Saudi Arabia. These are:

– Mobily
– Zain