Taiwan Jewellery & Gem Fair


Taipei is one of the safest cities in the world, with a very low crime rate. However, as at every major global jewellery fair, exhibitors and visitors are reminded to keep close watch on your goods when you are in a public area, such as taxi station, lifts, rest room, airport and the exhibition venue.

Central Weather Bureau


New Taiwan Dollar (NT$) has five denominations in paper money and five in coins. Paper money comes in NT$2000, NT$1000, NT$500, NT$200 and NT$100 denominations. Coins come in NT$50, NT$20, NT$10, NT$5 and NT$1 denominations.

Useful Contacts

Name TEL
Tourist Information Hotline
Tourist Service Center, Taiwan Taoyuan Int'l Airport, Tourism Bureau
Terminal 1
Terminal 2

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)

Tipping & Tax 

Sales tax is included in the listed price in Taipei City. 

Tipping is not customary in Taipei, but some hotels and restaurants automatically add a 10% service fee to the bill. Otherwise there are no hard and fast rules. Of course you can always make someone happy with a small reward for good service. 

Electricity & Telecommunications
♦  Taiwan uses an electric current of 110 volts at 60 cycles. 
    Many buildings also have  220-volt sockets.

♦  Visitors with appliances of different voltages are urged to bring     adapters with them.
Both coin and card pay public phones are available in Taiwan:
♦  Coin phones accept coins in denominations of NT$1, NT$5, and NT10.
♦  Card phones accept both magnetic-strip and IC stored-value cards available in amounts of NT$100, NT$200, and NT$300. These cards are sold in railway stations, bus stations, and convenience stores.
♦  Local calls from public phones are charged at NT$1 per minute.
♦  International direct calls are charged at NT$5 per specified unit of time. 

 Calling Overseas Direct from Taiwan:
♦  Dial Taiwan's international access code (002 or 009).
♦  Dial the country code of the country being called (Ex. "1" for the US, "86" for
   mainland China).

♦  Dial in the area code of the called party (leaving out the long-distance digit, "0").
    Dial the local number of the called party. For operator-assisted international calls,
    please dial "100." 
    For information on international calling, call this toll-free number: 0800-080-100.
  Chunghwa Telecom
 For international reverse charges or credit calls the dial-up codes for
      various countries are as follows:
♦  Australia 00801-610-610, 00801-610-061
♦  Canada 00801-120-012
♦  Germany 00801-490-049
♦  Hong Kong 00801-852-111
♦  Italy 00801-390-039
♦  Japan 00801-810-051. 00801-810-033
♦  South Korea 00801-820-820
♦  Malaysia 00801-600-060
♦  The Philippines 00801-630-063, 00801-630-630
♦  Singapore 00801-656-565
♦  United Kingdom 00801-440-044
♦  United States (AT&T) 00801-102-880
♦  United States (MCI) 00801-13-4567 (English), 00801-13-9988 (Mandarin) 
    Dial-up codes are subject to change. For toll-free information on current codes call: 0800-080-100 All information is  provided by Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government


All information is  provided by Department of Information and Tourism, Taipei City Government





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