If El Salvador is on your must-see list for this year then check out our full Travel Guide to El Salvador which is packed full of tips, photos and ideas on what to do and where to go. You can also find El Salvador holidays and enquire direct.Geographic Location - El Salvador is located in the Southwest of Central America on the Pacific Coast and is the only country in the region that has no coast in the Atlantic Ocean. El Salvador is blessed with over 300km of coastline. Entry requirements - A valid passport, depending on the country of origin, it is sometimes necessary tourist visa or tourist card at a cost of 10 USD, usually valid for 90 days. Communications - The country code is 503. The code for international calls is 00. Currently used GSM networks include 850, 900, 1900 and 1950. Fax facilities are available at all hotels. It’s simple to access the Internet, business centers of all hotels and cafes have internet, as well as various Wi-Fi points. Currency exchange - It recommended that visitors only change foreign currencies into the banks. Credit and debit cards are widely accepted. Travelers checks can be exchanged in banks and hotels, upon presentation of a passport. Airport tax – 32 USD Tipping - 10% is appropriate in most restaurants and bars. Some establishments already include tips in their prices.