Venezuela travel advice

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

Venezuela travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Venezuela 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.

Venezuela - quick facts
Time difference UK -4 hours
Language(s) Spanish
Currency Venezuelan Bolivar
Electricity A + B plug (120V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Venezuela?

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

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Venezuela weather

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The Venezuela weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Caracas.

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Venezuela travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Venezuela 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 Venezuela.

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

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Venezuela travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Venezuela 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 Venezuela, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Venezuela covid live updates

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

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Venezuela travel features

Do you want to learn more about Venezuela? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Venezuela.

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Venezuela FAQs

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

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

Venezuela is open for tourism from the UK.

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

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

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

What is the time difference between Venezuela and the UK?

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

What is the main language spoken in Venezuela?

The main language spoken in Venezuela is Spanish.

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What is the currency in Venezuela?

The currency in Venezuela is the Venezuelan Bolivar (VED).

Which plugs are used in Venezuela?

Venezuela uses electrical plug type A + B (120 Volts).

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

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

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Do you need a visa for Venezuela?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Venezuela.

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