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The Bolivian currency is the boliviano and its exchange rate it is fix by the Banco Central de Bolivia (government bank).
The American dollars are accept to USD 50 in most of stores and restaurants; nevertheless, the change is give back in national currency.
The Euro has less diffusion in Bolivia but is accept in necessary cases.
Any badge it could be exchange in official exchange houses or banks. It is not recommend exchanging money with people at the streets because there is a risk of recipe fake money. To know the official exchange rate please follow the link below (Banco Central de Bolivia):
There is an extended net of ATM`s at all Bolivian cities that emit national currency. Some ATM`s at principal cities (La Paz, Cochabamba and Santa Cruz) are able to provide American dollars. The principal credid cards accepted are Visa, Master Card and Maestro.
According to the Ministery of External Relations of Bolivia, generally visa is not need it to entry the country as a tourist. However, there are some exceptions. To know more about this issue you can acces the link below:
List of countries with no need of visa in Bolivia
LIST VALID TO JANUARY 1TH OF 2018 AND SUBJECT TO REVISION. VALTOURS DOESEN’T RESPOND ABOUT OBTAINNING ENTRY VISAS IN BOLIVIA.
In Bolivia the comun voltaje it is 220 V. The frequency corresponse to 50 Hz. The plugs are A /C type. Graphic description below:
All pessengers that travel to Bolivia need to have an international travel insurance. The insurances at Bolivia are mostly basic and general, so it is responsibility of every traveler to take the insurance of its preference before entry Bolivia.
Here are some links from insurance companies that offer this service with
coverage in Bolivia:
In case of require medical care, please consult first the doctors available at the hotel or recommended by your embassy. If the doctor thinks intern is necessary it is important to make sure that the clinic will accept your insurance policy and there will be addicional charges. As well we leave the addreses of some recommended clinics to go in emergency cases:
- Clínica Alemana: Av.6 de Agosto 2821, Sopocachi.
- Clínica del Sur: Av. Hernando Siles 3539, Obrajes.
- Clínica Gessba: Av. Los Pinos, Las delicias.
- CLÍNICA DEL ACCIDENTADO: Calle Olañeta 310, zona central.
- Clínica Las Carmelitas: Entre Av. Color y St. Cruz 73, San Martín.
- Clínica Foianini: Av. Irala 468. Zona central.