Venezuela international travel guide

Landscape view of Venezuela

Venezuela 🇻🇪

Venezuela is part of South America with main city at Caracas. It's usually 🌤️ 25.13 °C in Venezuela with a rainfall of 🌧 85.53 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   🌤️ ~25.13 °C   🌧 ~85.53 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31M people

Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel

COVID-19 is present in Venezuela. Measures are in place to limit the spread of the virus, including community-wide quarantines. Travel between Venezuelan states is banned, with roadblocks in place and internal flights restricted. Many international flight routes have been suspended. We haven't changed our level of advice: Do not to travel to Venezuela due to the unstable political and economic situation, shortages of food, water, medicine and petrol, and high levels of violent crime.

issued date: April 15, 2020

Weather

🌤️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

🔌 Sockets

Venezuela uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish

Money

💱 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.

🏧 ATMs

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

📡 Internet

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.

📱 Phones

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.

📞 Calling

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

🛣️ 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.

🆘 Emergency

Police

113

Ambulance

112

Fire department

110

Useful Information
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Last updated: November 9, 2020