Sterling and US$ are widely accepted though exchange rates tend to favour the US$. You may be able to order Dinars from your bank although the rate will usually be lower than purchasing currency in country.Travellers Cheques, although still the safest way of carrying money, are difficult to cash in Jordan.A personal water bottle, small torch and towel are useful for the night in Wadi Rum. Privacy and facilities are thus limited but more than compensated for by the location.Local Crew: Although entirely voluntary, tipping is a recognized part of life in this region of the world.Petra - Petra by night £17.00; Ottoman bath £24.00.Petra - Cookery demonstration including meal £16.00 Wadi Rum - Camel trek £28.00.Booking Conditions Jordan: The Jordanian government have announced that from 01 June 2015, all visa fees will be waivered for tourists of British, American, Australian and Canadian nationalities on arrival at an international Jordanian airport.There are however, certain conditions that each tourist of these nationalities must meet in order to gain the free visa.
Some rain should also be expected at this time of year.There are high commission charges on Travellers Cheques on a per cheque basis so if using them we suggest you take high denomination cheques.Proof of purchase may be necessary for encashment of Travellers Cheques.Winters in Jordan can be cold, so please bring suitable warm clothing. Women are advised not to wear shorts or dresses that are too revealing as this can attract unwelcome attention in the streets of Moslem towns - loose fitting trousers or slacks are ideal.Women should also cover their head and shoulders when entering a mosque and men should wear long trousers. Hotel porters are not always available, so don't overload yourself.