Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to Bolivia

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Bolivia can get a visa on arrival.

What to expect in Bolivia

🤝 friendly locals
🐌 Below average wifi
mild weather
⛅ warm weather
inexpensive cost of living
logistical main point
education hub

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are

Tigo, and Entel


💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is BOB.

1 SVC = 0.790188 BOB

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.53 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa will be provided by Customs and Immigration at the port of entry to citizens of Bolivia

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Bolivia has set a nationwide curfew between 5pm and 5am. During this time, everyone must stay indoors. Penalties for breaching curfew include police detention. From 00:00 on 21 March, all flights into and out of Bolivia and transportation between cities and districts will be suspended. International land borders will be closed from 00:00 20 March. Monitor media and follow the advice of local authorities We now advise: Do not travel to Bolivia.


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Bolivia. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.68 / 5)
Safety (2.69 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.38 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$67.50 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.53 USD

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