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Venezuela international travel guide

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Venezuela 🇻🇪

Venezuela is part of South America with main city at Caracas. It's usually 🌤️ 25.06 °C in Venezuela with a rainfall of 🌧 52.73 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   🌤️ ~25.06 °C   🌧 ~52.73 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 31M people
Advice

🛡️ Travel safety

Do not travel
Do not travel to Venezuela. If you decide to travel, flight options to and from Venezuela are very limited and travelling within the country is challenging (see 'Travel'). COVID-19 remains a risk. You need to present a valid ‘Pase Viajero de Bioseguridad’ (traveller’s pass) at your port of origin to enter Venezuela. You must apply for the traveller’s pass 72 hours before your arrival through the official Biocheck website (Spanish only). You'll need proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 PCR-RT test within 72 hours of arrival to complete the traveller’s pass application. Australia doesn't have an embassy or consulate in Venezuela. Contact the Australian Embassy in Colombia for assistance (see 'Local Contacts'). We 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.
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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
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