Best Time to Visit: March - April, September - November
Major Cities for International Flights: Taoyuan (the main one), Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung
Visa: Visitors to Taiwan who hold passports from 53 countries, including the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Norway and Switzerland, can travel visa-free for no more than 90 days. Visitors from eight countries, including Singapore and Malaysia, can enjoy visa-free for up to 30 days. Nationals of 20 countries, including Colombia, Peru, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, can obtain visa online and stay for up to 30 days. The rest should apply for a valid visa before travelling.
Money Tips: Cash remains the most popular form of payment in Taiwan. You can exchange money when you arrive at the airport, but the rate is better at the banks. Credit cards can be used in hotels, large stores and restaurants. Be aware that they may have additional charges. Always ask before you pay.