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.