Bolivia travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Bolivia with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Bolivia.

Bolivia travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Bolivia with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Bolivia - quick facts
Time difference UK -4 hours
Language(s) Spanish
Currency Bolivian Boliviano
Electricity A + C plug (230V)
Driving side Right

Why visit Bolivia?

Considering a holiday to the Bolivia? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

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Bolivia weather

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The Bolivia weather guide shows long term monthly averages for La Paz.

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Bolivia travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Bolivia from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Bolivia.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Bolivia travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Bolivia with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Bolivia, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Bolivia covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Bolivia with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Bolivia travel features

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Bolivia FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Bolivia including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Bolivia due to Covid-19?

Bolivia is open for tourism from the UK.

Negative PCR or Antigen test results or proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

Check out Ministry of Health, Bolivia for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Bolivia?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Bolivia. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Bolivia and the UK?

The time difference between Bolivia and the UK is UK time-4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Bolivia?

The main language spoken in Bolivia is Spanish.

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What is the currency in Bolivia?

The currency in Bolivia is the Bolivian Boliviano (BOB).

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Which plugs are used in Bolivia?

Bolivia uses electrical plug type A + C (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Bolivia?

They drive on the right side of the road in Bolivia.

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