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Money and costs

Dinars (JOD)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated February 18, 2019 4:35PM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Shared room in budget guesthouse: JD10–40
  • Street fare and local markets: under JD5
  • Public transport: JD5
  • Double room in midrange hotel: JD40–90
  • Eating in local restaurants: JD5–10
  • Car hire: JD50
  • Entry costs/unguided activities: JD10
Top end (more than)
  • Double room in five-star hotel: from JD90
  • Buffet lunch/dinner: from JD15
  • 4WD car hire: JD120
  • Guided activities: JD50

ATMs are available throughout the country and credit cards are widely used.


Tipping is not routine in Jordan. To avoid counter-productive inflation, following local custom is recommended.

  • Top-end restaurants Around 10% is expected (often included in the bill).

  • Cafes and coffee shops Round up the bill to the nearest 500 fils.

  • Taxis In Amman, 10% is the norm. Elsewhere, return the loose change.

  • Petrol attendants Return loose change.

  • Hotels Around JD1 per bag. No obligation for cleaning staff.

  • Guides Around 10% per person.