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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: POWER PLUGS AND ELECTRIC SOCKETS

Electricity: The electric current in Colombia is 110 Volts, 60 Hz.

Plugs and sockets: The power plugs and sockets used in Colombia are those of type A and B. Both types of power plugs and sockets are equal to those used in the United States of America.

COLOMBIA: CURRENCY 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.

ACCOMMODATIONS, APARTMENTS, B&B AND HOTELS

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