There is so much to do and see in Puerto Rico that can easily confuse any traveler visiting the island for the first time. If you are coming to the Island for your next trip, here are some Puerto Rico trip ideas!
LANGUAGE: Almost everyone understands English, especially in touristic area. A good Puerto Rico Travel Tip would be to have an app or a printed dictionary.
CURRENCY: PR uses US dollar as currency, also, all major credit cards are accepted (Visa, MasterCard and American Express, among others).
HOUR DIFFERENCE: Puerto Rico falls in the AST or Atlantic Standard Time zone. Daylight Saving Time does not apply.
MAIN CITIES: You will most likely land in San Juan which is the host to many hotels, tourist favorites and home to the best nightlife. Also theres Fajardo on the Northeast corner of the island and Cabo Rojo on the Southwest corner, both known for their great beaches and sunsets. Other main cities are Aguadilla, Camuy, Mayagüez and Ponce. Each has their specific attractions.
Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States, thus all their traveling and border crossing laws apply. If you’re visiting from another country, you must have a valid passport.
Visit the US State Department’s website to get current information on entering the US from your country of origin. Some countries like EU, Latin America (most of them), Australia and New Zealand do not need a visa.
See the video below (Note: The video mentions no UBER from the airport):