Puerto Rico Shopping, Embassy and Communication

By | May 6, 2022



Official languages ​​are Spanish and English.


Eight = Ocho Eighty = Ochenta Goodbye = Chau Exit = Salida Beer = Cerveza Please = Por favor Thank you very much = Gracias Tuesday = Martes Thursday = Jueves Doctor = Médico Thirty = Treinta Three = Tres One = Un / uno / una Entrance = Entrada One Hundred = Cien One Thousand = Mil Friday = Viernes Five = Cinco Fifty = Cincuenta Danger = Peligro Open = Abierto Closed = Cerrado Good Morning = Buenos Dias Good Day = Buenas Tardes’ Good Evening = Buenas Noches Hello = Hola Today = Hoy Hotel = Hotel I understand not that one. = No entiendo I feel sick. = Me encuentro mal Ja = Sí My name is… … = Me llamo… I’m doing very well. = Estoy muy bien Wednesday = Miércoles Monday = Lunes Tomorrow = Mañana Nine = Nueve Ninety = Noventa No = No Restaurant = Restaurante Saturday = Sábado Six = Seis Sechzig = Sesenta Seven = Siete Seventy = Setenta Sunday = Domingo Menu = Carta Do you speak German/ English? = ¿Habla inglés? Excellent! = Chevere! Toilets = Servicios Forty = Cuarenta Four = Cuatro Wine = Vino How are you? = ¿Qué tal estas? How much is it? = ¿Cuánto it? Where is …? = ¿Dónde esta? Ten = Diez Twenty = Veinte Two = Dos Toilets = Servicios Forty = Cuarenta Four = Cuatro Wine = Vino How are you? = ¿Qué tal estas? How much is it? = ¿Cuánto it? Where is …? = ¿Dónde esta? Ten = Diez Twenty = Veinte Two = Dos

Public Holidays

01/01/2022 New Year

01/06/2022 Feast of Epiphany

01/17/2022 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

02/21/2022 Presidents’ Day

03/22/2022 Emancipation Day

04/15/2022 Good Friday

05/30/2022 memorial day

04.07.2022 Independence Day

07/25/2022 Constitution Day

05.09.2022 Labor Day

10/10/2022 Columbus Day

11/11/2022 Veterans Day

11/19/2022 Puerto Rico Discovery Day

11/24/2022 Thanksgiving day

12/25/2022 Christmas

Source: Top-mba-universities.com

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Contact addresses


Puerto Rico does not have its own diplomatic missions abroad. Interests are represented by the US embassies (see USA for contact addresses ). More information is available from Countryaah.com.


Business etiquette

Knowledge of Spanish is an advantage, but business people often speak English as well. Business hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-4.30pm.

Business contacts

Chamber of Commerce of Puerto Rico Miramar Plaza, 954 Ave. Ponce de León, Suite 406 – Cuarto Piso, Miramar, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907 Tel. +1 (0)787 721 60 60. Website: camarapr.org



According to Abbreviationfinder.org, the country code of Puerto Rico is 001.

Mobile phone

850/1900 GSM, 3G (850/1900/1700 Mhz) and 4G (700/1700 Mhz). Only in the more remote areas is the network coverage sometimes not comprehensive. Mobile operators include Claro and Sprint. European cell phones are not compatible with the cellular networks of the main providers in Puerto Rico, so purchasing a cell phone locally along with a prepaid SIM card is recommended


WiFi is often available free of charge mostly in hotels, in some restaurants and cafes, and in business centers. There are internet cafes in San Juan and other cities.

Post office

Mail to Europe takes about a week with the US Postal Service. Stamps are available in the shops where postcards can be bought. Hotel receptions accept letters for a tip of approximately US$1.

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