Paraguay international travel guide in 2024

Paraguay international travel guide in 2024

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Paraguay travel details 🇵🇾
Paraguay has a population of 7M with main currency as Paraguayan Guarani. The languages spoken are Spanish. Paraguay travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Automatic teller machines are common in Paraguay. Internet speed in Paraguay is on average 1.6 Mbps.

Paraguay travel advice

Exercise a high degree of caution
We've reviewed our advice for Paraguay. We haven't changed the level of our advice, exercise a high degree of caution. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Paraguay due to the threat of violent crime.

Issue Date : Mar 13, 2024

Paraguay weather

Paraguay essential details

Plugs

Paraguay uses 220V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type C.

Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish

Money in Paraguay

Currencies

Paraguay uses the Paraguayan guaraní (symbol: ?), code PYG.Banknotes come in denominations of 100000, 50000, 20000, 10000, 5000 and 2000 guaranis. Guarani is subdivided into 100 céntimos. Coins come in denominations of 1000, 500, 100 and 50 guaranis.

ATM

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

Internet in Paraguay

Internet

Internet speed in Paraguay is on average 1.6 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Paraguay is low. It is not as easy to find one.

Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 95,948.16 PYG, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 4 telecoms: Claro, Personal, Tigo or VOX. Paraguay uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Paraguay 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.

Calling

To call Paraguay, dial +, then 595 (the country code for Paraguay), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Paraguay, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 21 .

Driving in Paraguay

Emergecy

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Police
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Ambulance
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Fire department
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Paraguay map

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The information in the site should be used as a guide only. You are advised to contact your local official mission/consulate/embassy and ensure you have the latest information. We take no responsibility.