Tulsa Life and Visitor Travel Tips

(Tulsa, Oklahoma - OK, USA)

Tulsa is a relaxed and friendly city in the middle of the Bible belt. You are sure to get a warm welcome and meet plenty of interesting locals during your stay here, while exploring the myriad of Tulsa's attractions such as historical sites and museums, art galleries, amusement parks and great restaurants, all of which provide interesting sightseeing opportunities.

Tourism and Tourist Information

The Tulsa Convention and Visitors Bureau can offer advice when you are planning your holiday, while it also provides information on a comprehensive list of attractions including logistics such as opening times and admission costs.

Tulsa Convention and Visitors Bureau
Address: 2 West 2nd Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma OK, 74103, USA
Tel: +1 800 558 3311


There are literally hundreds of languages spoken all over the USA owing to the large Hispanic, Chinese and Japanese communities and other ethnic minorities. The most commonly spoken language in Tulsa, Oklahoma and throughout America is English.


Prior to your arrival in Tulsa, always check with your nearest consulate or embassy for information about whether you require a visa for travel to Tulsa and the USA. Visa applications should always be made well in advance.


A number of different categories of non-immigrant visas are available for those hoping to work in Tulsa and the USA temporarily. Working without a visa is against the law in America, with harsh penalties enforced. Those intending to work in Tulsa should apply for the relevant working visa in their home country and may need documentation from their prospective Tulsa employer.


Currency in circulation today in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is typical of the United States of America. The American dollar is the official currency of the USA, and is commonly known as buck. Dollar bank notes in Tulsa are usually called bills and come in denominations of $1, $2 (unusual), $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. The dollar is divided into 100 cents and coins in Tulsa come in denominations of 1 cent (penny), 5 cents (nickel), 10 cents (dime) and 25 cents (quarter) and a 1 dollar coin.


Tipping is generally expected around Tulsa and in many cases required, unless service has been particularly poor. Restaurants in Tulsa usually expect a tip of between 10 to 20 percent, together with taxi drivers. Bars in the city also appreciate some kind of gratuity and often have special tips trays on the counter. Hotel staff in Tulsa also expect a small tip, which can be as little as a dollar.


When dining in Tulsa, you will find many restaurants operate a strict 'no smoking' policy. Smoking is now also not allowed on public transport in Tulsa, which include bus and train travel. Before smoking in public areas in Tulsa and Oklahoma, check with those nearby.