COLOMBIA TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Documents: For entry into Colombia is necessary to have a passport valid for at least three months at the time of entry into the country. Even children and minors must have their own passports.
Visa: not necessary for tourism up to 90 days of stay in the country.
For the documents needed to travel to Colombia we always recommend checking the country’s official website.
COLOMBIA HEALTH INSURANCE, TRAVEL INSURANCE AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
Health Care: The hospitals and other public health facilities in Colombia does not have a great level of efficiency, while private facilities are of a good standard. For the tourist is advised to take out a health and travel insurance that covers all medical expenses. With a few tens of dollars you will cover your medical expenses during your stay in Colombia.
Vaccinations: To enter the country no vaccination is mandatory. However, if the goal of your trip is the Colombian Amazon area is recommended to be vaccinated against yellow fever.
COLOMBIA MOBILE PHONES AND INTERNET
Telephones: The international dialing code of Colombia is the 0057.
Mobile Phones: The technologies used in the mobile telephony network in Colombia are: GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+.
Mobile operators: Claro, Movistar, Tigo, Uff!, Une, Etb, Avantel.
Internet: Many hotels in Colombia have connections to the Internet for a fee, there are numerous Internet point in every city in the country.
COLOMBIA ELECTRICAL OUTLETS
Electricity: The electric current in Colombia is 110 Volts, 60 Hz.
Plugs and sockets: The electrical outlets used in Colombia are those of type A and B. Both types of sockets are equal to those used in the United States of America.
COLOMBIA MONEY AND BANKING
Currency: The currency in Colombia is the Colombian Peso (COP), which is divided into 100 centavos.
Banks: The hours of bank branches in the country are as follows: Monday to Friday 9-15.