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Are credit cards accepted in Bolivia?

MasterCard and Visa are accepted almost everywhere in Bolivia. American Express is less common, but is still widely accepted. That being said, it's best to have cash on hand as banking systems in Bolivia aren't always stable.

What vaccinations do I need before visiting Bolivia?

It's recommended to have gotten the following vaccinations before visiting Bolivia: Measles, Polio, measles-mumps-rubella, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, Chickenpox, and your yearly flu shot. Additional vaccinations you should get are Hepatitis A, Typhoid, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Rabies and Yellow Fever. There are some rules regarding Yellow Fever, Rabies and Malaria vaccinations before a trip to Bolivia, so we recommend double checking with the CDC or your doctor for more information.

What is the standard voltage and plug type in Bolivia?

The standard voltage in Bolivia is 230V. There are two plug types in Bolivia: Types A and C.

Which holidays are celebrated in Bolivia?

These are the holidays celebrated in Bolivia:

  • Agrarian Reform Day
  • Candlemas
  • Carnival
  • Christmas
  • Corpus Christi
  • Day of the Dead
  • Plurinational State Foundation Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • New Year's
  • Shrove Tuesday
  • All Souls Day
  • Willkakuti