Are there any dangerous animals in Puerto Rico?
Spiders – Puerto Rico, like most islands, has it’s share of spiders. The most dangerous you will find is the brown recluse, which is uncommon, but deadly. Other spiders include the very large banana spider, cave spiders, orb weavers and even tarantulas.
Is Zika still a problem in Puerto Rico?
While the Zika virus epidemic is no longer headline news, one US Territory continues to report locally-acquired cases in 2020. As of May 13, 2020, Puerto Rico has confirmed 8 locally-acquired Zika cases from mosquito-borne transmissions to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Is food and water safe in Puerto Rico?
Food and Water According to the CDC, Puerto Rico has the same standards for drinking water and food safety as the rest of the United States, so you generally don’t need to worry about drinking tap water. However, if you’re visiting remote parts of the island, bottled water may be advised.
How far is Miami from San Juan Puerto Rico?
What is driving like in Puerto Rico?
Puerto Rico’s driving rules are almost the same as any US State. We drive on the right side of the road, just as in the States. Road conditions are usually fine, though there will be some potholes here and there. Double-digit roads (like Route 18 and Route 66) are either newer major highways or toll roads.
Do cell phones work in Puerto Rico?
A: If you’re traveling to Puerto Rico as an American you don’t have to use an international plan—US cell phone plans work exactly the same in Puerto Rico as they do on the mainland. Most major carriers (including Verizon and AT) don’t charge roaming for voice and text service.
Are Ubers safe in Puerto Rico?
Ubers and other ride-share apps Uber, for the most part, doesn’t operate in Puerto Rico. You can get some limited service in the San Juan area but that is pretty much about it. With other ride-share apps like Lyft or Juno, there is no operation in Puerto Rico whatsoever.
How much do I need to retire in Puerto Rico?
It is possible to live comfortably in Puerto Rico for around $2,000 a month. However, there are still many ways that you can keep it affordable if that is what you are looking for as it is generally cheaper for grocery, healthcare, education and daily expenses.