Travel Information

El Salvador citizens travelling to Peru

Citizens of El Salvador that are travelling to Peru need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Peru

inexpensive cost of living
⚡ Above average wifi
🤝 friendly locals
mild weather
legal marijuana
⛅ warm weather
🏖️ beaches

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

claro, Movistar, and Telefonica


💦 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 PEN.

1 SVC = 0.388081 PEN

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $3.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

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.

Peru has introduced a nationwide curfew between 8pm and 5am. During this time, everyone must stay indoors. Movement is heavily restricted and Peru’s borders are closed. At this time, commercial charter is the only option for to depart Peru to Australia. If you can’t or chose not to leave, and are safe, remain where you are. Follow the instructions of local authorities. If you need urgent consular assistance call the Consular Emergency Centre on +61 2 6261 3305 (from overseas.) We now advise: Do not travel to Peru.


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

Internet Speed (2.75 / 5)
Safety (3.25 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$35.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$3.00 USD

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