visa list logo

Bolivia international travel guide in 2024

Landscape view of Bolivia

Bolivia ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ด

Last updated:
Bolivia is part of South America with main city at Sucre. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 21.95 ยฐC in Bolivia with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 141.90 mm. Internet speed in Bolivia is on average 2.0 Mbps. Its Developing country with a population of 11M people. The main currency is Boliviano. The languages spoken are Spanish, Aymara and Quechua. Automatic teller machines are common in Bolivia. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~21.95 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~141.90 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 11M people

Bolivia Travel Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
Demonstrations and violent protests have occurred in and around the city of Santa Cruz. There have been reports that air and road travel is being affected in the city. We advise you to check with local authorities before travelling to and from the airport. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Bolivia overall because of ongoing political and social tensions and the risk of serious crime.
Issue date:

Bolivia Weather

๐ŸŒค๏ธ Temperature

๐ŸŒง Rainfall

Bolivia Essential travel details

๐Ÿ”Œ Plugs

Bolivia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type C.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish, Aymara and Quechua

Money in Bolivia

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Bolivia uses the Bolivian boliviano (symbol: Bs.), code BOB.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 bolivianos. Boliviano is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 bolivianos and 50, 20 and 10 centavos.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Bolivia. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling in Bolivia

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Bolivia is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bolivia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 98.98 BOB, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Entel, Tigo or Viva. Bolivia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Bolivia upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Bolivia, dial +, then 591 (the country code for Bolivia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Bolivia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving in Bolivia

๐Ÿ†˜ Emergency

Fire department

Bolivia country map

Bolivia travel details

It's important to consider getting travel medical insurance to ensure you're covered in case of unexpected medical emergencies. For just $42, you can get coverage for 4 weeks, providing peace of mind and financial protection while you're away from home.
Fly to Bolivia
โœˆ๏ธ best flight deals
Stay in Bolivia
๐Ÿ›๏ธ hottest hotel deals
Insurance in Bolivia
๐Ÿฅ travel insurance cover
$1.45 / day
Money in Bolivia
๐Ÿ’ณ access money easily
Bs. 0,00ATM fees
Drive in Bolivia
๐Ÿš™ best car rentals
Bs. 0,00cancellation
Useful Information
Find other useful infromation when you are travelling to other country like visa details, embasssies, customs, health regulations and so on.

Countries to travel near Bolivia