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General Information

The official language of Venezuela is Spanish.

The national currency of Venezuela is Petro, Bolívar Soberano (VES).

1 VES equals  .
equals  VES.

Location

Venezuela

The distance from to Venezuela is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State strongly advises U.S. citizens to not travel to Venezuela! Do not travel to Venezuela due to crime, civil unrest, poor health infrastructure, kidnapping, and arbitrary arrest and detention of U.S. citizens. Read the entire Travel Advisory. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Your travel destination belongs to the 20 countries with the highest criminality. Always remember to be careful.

The criminality index of Venezuela is 84. A higher number means more criminality.

Dial 911 and 171 to call the police in Venezuela.

LGBT

Venezuela has a score of -3 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Venezuela ranks #104 worldwide.

There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations or the organization of LGBTI events in Venezuela. For more detailed information about LGBTI rights in Venezuela, you may review the State Department's annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. For further information on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) travel, please read our LGBTI Travel Information page.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Venezuela should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Venezuela:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Venezuela to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Venezuela differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Venezuela, the standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type A
  • Type B
Weather

The temperature difference between Venezuela and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Venezuela. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Possible light rain today through Thursday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 74–93°F  /  23–34°C 80% 38%
Sat November 09 76–95°F  /  24–35°C 82% 34%
Sun November 10 75–93°F  /  24–34°C 85% 51%
Mon November 11 75–94°F  /  24–35°C 81% 33%
Tue November 12 76–95°F  /  24–35°C 77% 20%
Wed November 13 76–94°F  /  25–34°C 78% 23%
Thu November 14 76–94°F  /  24–34°C 81% 40%
Fri November 15 75–91°F  /  24–33°C 83% 18%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:16 am and sets at 06:03 pm. This equates to 11.8 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Venezuela, it is in . When the sun sets in Venezuela, it is in .

Taxi

The average base fare for a taxi in Venezuela is 1.00 VES. Every kilometer costs an additional 1.00 VES. Every hour of waiting time costs 3.00 VES.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Venezuela.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 4.68 VES.

The minimum age to purchase alcohol in Venezuela is 18.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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