Qasr Amra Sand Castle in East Jordan

Is The Jordan Pass Worth Buying? Everything you need to know about buying Your Jordan Pass 2022

Trying to Figure out if the Jordan Pass is Worth Buying? Check out this ultimate guide to see if the Jordan Pass is for you!

Is the Jordan Pass Worth Buying?…YES, YES, YES! Normally we would say most Passes aren’t the best value for money but the Jordan pass is a Must! However we know a City or Country pass is not for everyone. So we created this guide explaining EVERYTHING about the Jordan Pass so you can decide for yourself!

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Is the Jordan Pass legit?

Not only is the Jordan Pass totally legit but a great money saver. Most passes around the globe aren’t great if you want to explore the top attractions, but the Jordan Pass is really worth buying. Including over 40 attractions, at least one visit to Petra and your Visa, buying the Jordan Pass will save you a lot of money.


Why we loved the Jordan Pass-a honest review

We think the Jordan Pass is Totally worth Buying! It not only includes your visa cost but access to over 40 tourist attractions . These Include the Must visit Jordan Attractions Petra and Wadi Rum.

When we visited we calculated that it was a lot cheaper to buy the pass than buy our tickets and visas separately. The amount we saved alone made Jordan Pass Worth Buying.

using the jordan pass to explore jordan will make your trip the best

There are 3 different Jordan pass levels:

Jordan Wanderer (£70/$99), Jordan Explorer (£75/$106) & Jordan Expert (£80/$113).

The main difference between the Jordan Pass options is the number of times you can visit Petra. Petra is what draws most people to Jordan and is at the top of everyone’s must see list. A single cost to Petra was around £50 per person (2022) so for this alone the Jordan pass is worth buying.

Flag Flying over Amman City Jordan


Also you can apply for the Jordan pass online. This quick application from the comfort of your home makes buying your Jordan Pass not only really easy but totally worth it. (We are very unorganised so bought ours a few days before with no problems!)

As the pass is electronic, every single tourist attraction ticket is on your phone. All you have to do is show the QR code.

This not only means beating the ques at busy sites but not have to carry loads of printed paper tickets around with you. The ease of having all your tickets on your device totally makes the Jordan Pass Worth Buying!

The Jordan Pass has a QR code that makes it even easier to use


The Jordan pass also comes with a digital guide that shows you what tourist attractions the pass covers. This makes planning your Jordan Trip even easier and makes sure you don’t miss any of the must see attractions. This guide is great when you are on the go and for many visitors, makes the Jordan Pass worth buying.

You can find all the places that are included on the pass at www.jordanpass.jo.

A common issue with most passes you can buy at many destinations is that it only includes one or two of the main attractions. However, the Jordan pass is the best one we have ever bought!

We were so surprised that it included pretty much everything we wanted to see. With all the main tourist attractions included in the pass makes the Jordan Pass worth buying for everyone!

 Wadi Rum is an amazing site to visit in Jordan and is made so much easier to visit thanks to the Jordan Pass

The Jordan Pass was perfect for us. If you are there for up to 14 days and want to see as much as possible, the Jordan Pass is Worth Buying. But before you rush to buy yours before your trip, there are a few things that you should consider:


How Much is the Jordan Pass?

To help you decide if the Jordan Pass is worth buying for your trip, these are the Jordan Pass options that are available and how much they cost Per Person.

The Jordan Passes and prices

Tip:It is easy to explore Petra in 1 day so if you want to save some money, get the Jordan Wanderer pass. Also remember that none of the passes include Petra at Night so this will have to be bought separately.


What Attractions are included in the Jordan Pass?

Top 5 Attractions for Jordan Road Trip

These were the best attractions included in the Jordan wanderer Pass. Access to these sites alone makes the Jordan Pass worth buying. But there are so many other amazing attractions included, for more information on the other sites you can see click here. Remember that every Jordan Pass comes with a Free Digital guide to download to your device too!

The amount of sites you can see with the Jordan Pass definitely makes the Jordan Pass Worth Buying. The BEST way to explore all these attractions is on a Road Trip, Click Here to see how you can explore Jordan in the best way.

You can see so many amazing things in Jordan using the Jordan Pass

👆 Make sure you visit the Train in the Desert at Wadi Rum


Does Jordan pass cover Petra by Night?

If you have your heart set on seeing Petra by candlelight you should know that this is not included in any of the Jordan Pass packages. You can only use your Jordan Pass to visit the old city during the day (6AM-6PM)

petra by night is not included in the jordan pass

What to consider before purchasing your Jordan Pass

How the Jordan Pass Works if you Planing on Visiting Petra Multiple Times

If you want to visit Petra more than 3 times (most expensive pass) then the Jordan Pass may not be worth buying or suit you.

We spent a whole day visiting Petra and we felt it was the perfect amount of time to see everything. If you are only wanting to visit Petra at night, unfortunately this isn’t included in the Pass so you would have to pay for this separately .


How long are you Visiting Jordan for?

the jordan pass is a great pass but it may not be worth it if you are visiting for more than 14 days

The Jordan Pass wavers the Visa Fee of 40 JD. As this pass includes an eVISA , you need your own individual pass so costs will add up if you go as a large group. We spent a week driving through Jordan, but the pass is only valid for 14 days from your first attraction. So if you are there for a bit longer, this may not be the best option for you.

The Visa is valid for 14 days with the Jordan Pass. If you are speedy travellers like us and want to see everything Jordan has to offer, the Jordan Pass Worth Buying for your trip.


Does the Pass Include the sites I want to see?

It is worth checking if most places you want to see are included in your pass.

From Climbing the stairs to see the Petra’s Treasury from above to the amazing castles, everyone has their heart set on seeing something specific in Jordan. So if a few of the sites you want to see aren’t included, the Jordan Pass probably isn’t worth buying for you.

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One Activity that is popular but is not included in the Jordan Pass is Petra at Night. So if you want to do this it would be a separate charge

.For us everything we wanted to see was included in the Jordan Wanderer Package (70 JD) which is the cheapest pass option. So if you are like us and want to see a bit of everything Jordan has to offer, The Jordan pass is worth buying.

👉🏼 The Baptismal site of Jesus Christ was one of our favourite places we visited in Jordan and would recommend it to everyone. The site is an Archaeological world heritage site on the East Bank of the Jordan River.

There is so much to see here asides from the famous river and the guides really do know their stuff! This can either be paid for separately or added to your Jordan Pass.


How to Buy The Jordan Pass

The Jordan pass is worth buying because the process is hassle-free from start to finish! To Purchase the Pass Click here to go to the official Jordan Pass Site and click ‘Get it now’

The Jordan Pass Process

Just simply enter the prompted Information and you will receive your Jordan pass, digital guide and eVISA. It will say the process will take a few days but we received ours within 24 hours. The Jordan Pass application process was so easy and stress free which made the Jordan pass so worth buying.

This is the information you will need to fill in when purchasing your Jordan Pass:

👉 Personal Information

👉 Your Passport Details

👉 Your selected Jordan Pass package & payment details

We have heard a few people say how they were charged twice for their Jordan Pass because they thought the process had failed so refreshed their page. When paying for your pass do not refresh the page and allow the Jordan Pass page a bit of time to do it’s thing.

If you are struggling to pack for Jordan once you have bought your Jordan Pass, why not look at our check List of what to wear once you are there!


How long does it take to get the Jordan pass?

The Jordan Pass application typically doesn’t take longer than 3 days. As soon as your Jordan Pass application is approved you will receive an email including your pass and lots of supporting information about your pass and Jordan.

The application process is straight forward and you usually receive your Jordan Pass before day 3, making the Jordan Pass worth buying for any trip to Jordan.


FAQs about buying the Jordan Pass

Can I visit the same attraction twice with my Jordan Pass?


The Jordan Pass only allows single entry to each attraction. Repeat entry is not allowed unless for Petra with the Jordan Explorer and Jordan Expert Passes.

There is so much to do across Jordan it is very unlikely you will want to or have time to revisit a lot of the sites anyway, so will make the Jordan Pass worth buying for your trip.


Do children under 12 years need to purchase a separate pass beside the visa?


Children under 12 years can enter the touristic sites for free when accompanied by their parents.


Can anyone buy the Jordan pass?

The Jordan Pass is worth buying for those wanting to explore Jordan. unfortunately not all Nationalities can purchase the Jordan Pass. Click Here to see if it is available for you on the Jordan Pass official site.


Can I upgrade or downgrade My Jordan pass?

The Jordan Pass system doesn’t allow you to change your mind once you have bought your pass. So make sure you have the right package for your trip because sadly you can not upgrade or downgrade your Jordan Pass after you have purchased it.


When will my Jordan Pass Expire?

The Jordan Pass is worth buying as it is valid within 12 months from purchase, so you don’t have to use it straight away. Just remember that your Jordan Pass will automatically expire after 2 weeks after you first use it.


How Does the Jordan Pass Work at the Airport?

Just show your Printed or Mobile Jordan Pass upon Arrival and you are ready to go.


Can you buy the Jordan pass at the airport?

Even thought the Jordan Pass is advertised everywhere in the airport, you can’t actually buy it there. So make sure you purchase your pass before arriving as the Jordan Pass really is worth buying for your trip.


How Do I get a Refund?

The only way currently to get a refund for your Jordan pass is to email the Tourist Board at info@visitjordan.com.

However, if you are looking for a refund because the sites are closed due to public holidays, it is unlikely you will get one. The refund process can also be tricky so make sure the Jordan Pass is worth buying for your trip before buying to avoid the hassle.


🐪 Is the Jordan Pass Worth Buying Sign off: The Jordan Pass is so worth buying for anyone exploring Jordan. With the amount of attractions included in the pass and visa costs, it’s great for anyone wanting to save some money. Use this guide to plan your trip to Jordan and to get the most out of your Jordan Pass.

Still trying to figure out if the Jordan Pass is worth buying for your trip? Let us know your concerns at hello@manyotherroads.co.uk

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