Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best way to get to Puerto Rico?

The most common way is to fly into San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport. Driving from the airport to Palmas del Mar takes just under an hour, depending on traffic. Click here for directions.

How do I travel around the island?

National and local car rental agencies are located right in the San Juan International Airport. Puerto Rico’s highway system has clearly marked roads. Because some major highways in Puerto Rico use cashless toll systems (similar to EZPass) make sure to discuss this when renting the car- frequently, rental agencies have options for renting the required equipment, and having it billed directly to your account.

Do I need to speak Spanish?

No. While Spanish is the most widely spoken language on the island, English is also an official language on the island, and you will never be far from someone who speaks it. Check here for a brief guide to some frequently used Spanish phrases.

Do I need a passport to travel to Puerto Rico?

As a commonwealth of the United States, Puerto Ricans are US citizens. Thus, passports are not required for US citizens to enter Puerto Rico.

What currency is used in Puerto Rico?

Puerto Rico uses the US dollar.

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