For Starters

Language: English is the most commonly spoken language in the USA (even though it’s not the official language on a federal level).

Currency: The currency in the USA is the US Dollar (USD). 

Additionally, it’s very common to use a debit or credit card for all purchases, so cash won’t be needed for the most part. ATMs are also fairly common and accessible. 

Gratuity: In general, tipping is expected in the USA. Most places will not add gratuity to your bill unless you have a larger party. Gratuity percentage or amount depends on the job being done, but 15-25% has become fairly standard. 

Travel Plug Adapter: In the USA the power plugs and sockets are of Type A and B. The standard voltage is 120 V, and the standard frequency is 60Hz. 

Side of the Road: Right.

Safety: The USA is generally considered a safe place to travel. While there are petty and serious crimes occurring, they rarely include tourists. That being said, the USA is a fairly large place and not every city (or even state) is created equally. 



The USA is a country that would take many, many trips in order to even scratch the surface of what’s available to explore.  From dynamic metropolitan areas to beautiful beaches and everything in between, there is something for everyone. Each state offers something special and unique with many adventures awaiting your visit.

The USA is the perfect location to visit for solo or group travel, and as a first-time traveler or a more seasoned traveler. How friendly locals are will vary depending on your destination. In general, the tourism industry is active and ready for your visit.

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