Venezuela is part of South America with main city at Caracas. It's usually 🌤️ 25.45 °C in Venezuela with a rainfall of 🌧 192.16 mm. Internet speed in Venezuela is on average 1.6 Mbps. In Venezuela you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 31M people. The main currency is Bolívar. The languages spoken are Spanish. Automatic teller machines are common in Venezuela. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~25.45 °C 🌧 ~192.16 mm 👨👩👦👦 31M people
Venezuela Travel Advice
🛡️ Travel safety
Do not travel
We've reviewed our advice for Venezuela. We haven't changed the level of our advice, do not travel. The political and economic situation continues to be unstable. There are high levels of violent crime, and shortages of food, water, medicine and petrol. We continue to advise: Do not travel to Venezuela due to the unstable political and economic situation, shortages of food, water, medicine and petrol, and high levels of violent crime.
Venezuela Essential travel details
Venezuela uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
Money in Venezuela
💱 Currencies Used
Venezuela uses the Venezuelan bolívar (symbol: Bs.F.), code VEF.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2 bolívars. Bolívar is subdivided into 100 céntimos. Coins come in denominations of 1 bolívar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 céntimos.
Automatic teller machines are common in Venezuela. 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.
Calling in Venezuela
Internet speed in Venezuela is on average 1.6 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Venezuela is moderate. It's relatively easy to find one when needed.
You can buy a SIM card for about 3,089,733.00 VEF, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Digitel, Movilnet or Movistar. Venezuela uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850, GSM 900 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Venezuela 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.
To call Venezuela, dial +, then 58 (the country code for Venezuela), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Venezuela, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 212 .
Driving in Venezuela
🛣️ Road rules
In Venezuela you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 15-30 km/h (9-18 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways.
Venezuela country map
Venezuela travel details
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