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Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) information
About Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Venezuela uses 120V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type B.
The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish
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.
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 .
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.
Import and export information
Other items:Personal goods not exceeding US$1000 total in value, such as clothing, personal electronics, sports equipment, musical instruments, jewellery, and toys.
Dogs, cats, and birds.
Firearms and ammunition.
Weapons such as knives.
Zika outbreaks have been reported in Venezuela. Because of the risk of birth defects in babies born to women who were infected with Zika while pregnant, women who are pregnant should not travel to Venezuela. For further information on this recommendation, please visit the CDCZika Virus in Venezuela.
Chikungunya cases have been reported in South America. For further information, please visit the CDC Chikungunya Advice.
Dengue cases have been reported in Venezuela. For further information, please visit the CDC Dengue Advice.
Chagas disease (American Trypanosomiasis) is spread by the faeces of insects found in Venezuela. For further information, please visit the CDCChagas Disease Advice.