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Syria Travel Planning & Travel Tips:

Embassy Contact Information:
 Americans living in or visiting Syria are encouraged to register at the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Damascus and obtain updated information on travel and security within Syria. The U.S. Embassy is located at 2, Al-Mansour St., Abu Roumaneh. The international mailing address is P.O. Box 29, Damascus. Mail may also be sent via the U.S. Postal Service to: American Embassy Damascus, Department of State, Washington, DC 20521-6110. Telephone numbers are (963)(11) 333-1342, fax number is (963)(11) 331-9678, e-mail: Additional information may be found on the embassy website. The Embassy is open Sunday through Thursday.

Climate: The best times to visit are April-June, when daily temperatures run 60s-70s F/16-25 C, and September-November, when they range 50s-70s F/13-24 C. December-March can be rainy and depressing. The coastal region has a mild, consistent climate. In the mountains, it's a bit cooler (and sometimes downright cold), with dry conditions prevailing in the valleys and plains and extremes of temperature in the desert. Summer daily highs for the coast and inland can reach 100 F/35 C (higher in the desert), while the average winter temperature is around 50 F/10 C.

Calling Internationally: To call from the United States: 011+963+City Info. To call from Syria to the United States: 00+1* State Info.

Electricity: The electric current used in Syria is 220 Volts.

Travel Insurance for Syria Trips: You should consider the benefits of travel insurance as part of your Syria travel planning. Most travelers look for travel tips that discuss the importance of travel insurance and travel insurance through Travel Guard can provide important coverage for your trip.

Whether you're taking a family vacation or business trip, Travel Guard has a plan for your Syria travel. These plans may include valuable medical expense coverage, trip interruption, medical emergency assistance and treatment services and more. And with Travel Guard's 24-hour assistance line, your coverage can act as a travel guide should your plans change.*

For more than 20 years, Travel Guard's plans have covered millions of travelers throughout the world. We're America's leading provider of travel insurance plans and assistance programs and we're here to help you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Coverage provided through Travel Guard is easy to buy and with our 24-hour emergency travel services it's even easier to use. 

*Non-insurance services provided by Travel Guard.