Bolivia travel advice, temperature, rainfall, SIM cards, ATM and road rules

Bolivia

Bolivia is part of Americas with main city at Sucre. Its Developing country with a population of 11M people. The main currency is Boliviano. The languages spoken are Spanish,Aymara,Quechua. the Plurinational State of Bolivia is the formal name of Bolivia It is adviced to Reconsider your need to travel Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs, languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing   🌤️ ~22.64 °C   🌧 ~158.32 mm  👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 11M people

Advice

⚠️ Travel advice

Reconsider your need to travel

We advise you to reconsider your need to travel to Bolivia due to the volatile security and political situation. Large demonstrations are likely. Avoid demonstrations and large gatherings as they may become violent. Contact your airline or tour operator and be prepared to adjust your travel plans. Monitor the media and other sources about possible new security risks (see safety and security).

issued date: November 11, 2019

General

🔌 Sockets

Bolivia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A and Type C.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Spanish, Aymara, Quechua

Money

💱 Currencies Used

Bolivia uses the Bolivian boliviano (symbol: Bs.), code BOB.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 bolivianos. Boliviano is subdivided into 100 centavos. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 bolivianos and 50, 20 and 10 centavos.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are common in Bolivia. 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 Bolivia is on average 2.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Bolivia is low. It is not as easy to find one.

📱 Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 98.98 BOB, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Entel, Tigo or Viva. Bolivia uses GSM mobile networks GSM 850 and GSM 1900. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Bolivia 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 Bolivia, dial +, then 591 (the country code for Bolivia), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Bolivia, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 2 .

Driving

🆘 Emergency

Universal

18

Police

18

Ambulance

18

Fire department

18

Last updated: December 5, 2019