A visa is generally not required for stays of under 90 days, although a $US10 tourist card is obligatory for the citizens of certain countries.
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El Salvador has excellent bus networks and most travelers happily bounce between long-distance coaches and souped-up old American school buses. There are no trains, and few travelers bother renting a car.
El Salvador is a very Christian, family-centered society, so children are always welcomed. Some tips: Suchitoto, Ruta de las Flores and Alegría are generally relaxed, family-friendly places to visit. La Costa del Bálsamo has fabulous beaches, but the ocean is...
There are no publicized working opportunities in El Salvador for travelers, though teaching English or surfing is sometimes done on an ad hoc basis. Those looking to stay longer term are invariably involved in volunteer community projects.