Visas: All foreigners entering Syria must obtain visas from Syrian
consulates abroad, but if there is no Syrian representation
in your home country, then in theory you should be able to
get a visa at the border or on arrival at the airport. The
easiest and surest way to get your visa is to apply for it
in your home country.
Money & Costs
Currency: Syrian Pound (Lairah).
Lodging (a month)
Budget: $100-300 (it is so hard to get
accommodation with this range in Summer)
High: $500- $750
All the above pricing is based upon a per student rate and estimates
are based upon our current knowledge of available housing,
is still a relatively inexpensive place to visit. It is
possible (but you'd have to be pretty desperate) to get by
on US$15 to US$20 a day, if you're prepared to sleep in very
humble lodgings and live on felafel and juice. If you'd
prefer to stay in a room with its own bathroom and eat in
restaurants once a day, you'll need to budget about US$30 to
US$40 a day.
king in Syria, but traveler checks of course, are safer.
There's no commission for changing cash, but you'll pay per
transaction for checks. You're unlikely to get a cash
advance on your credit card, but plastic is increasingly
accepted by bigger hotels and merchants, and for buying air
tickets or renting cars. ATMís are becoming increasingly
more accessible and reliable. Most ATMís accept Visa and
is the oil that keeps the Middle East running smoothly.
Waiters in better restaurants expect a tip. People who open
doors for you and people who carry your luggage will also
expect a tip, but it's up to you to decide if it's worth it.
Bargaining is integral when buying souvenirs - you won't
have to try very hard to get the asking price halved.
information that mentioned about can be changeable, so I would like to apologize
for any inconvenience that you might get if prices or anything change, however I
will do my best to keep this website updated.