Venezuela What to Pack

  • What to Pack
    by Marejka
  • What to Pack
    by Marejka
  • What to Pack
    by theo1006

Venezuela What to Pack

  • Bring USD cash!

    Bring USD cash for all your expenses.If you use ATM, credit card or exchange money at the banks, you get the unfavourable rate of BsF 4.30 for one USD. On the black market you get double that amount.Theo was reminded of his visits to the Sovyet Union in the sixties, when the official rate was 1Ruble = 1.10 USD, yet on the black market they gave...

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  • Money Matters -

    There are two exchange rates in Venezuela the official and the unoffical. These rates will change a travelers cost while in Venezuela. Please remember that ATMs are not available everywhere and you can't always cash travelers checks here. There are currently stories (I don't know if they are true) that the costs in Venezuela has skyrocked and the...

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  • Jungle Tours additional packing

    I wear contacts/glasses and was very happy to have a small bag with a cord, which I could fasten to the hammock - so I always could reach my glasses, earplugs or whatever you want to have nearby. Bring a rain poncho. Not only for the rain - it will keep you warmer in the hammock, and it's excellent for use in these cold overland busses.It can be...

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  • Packing List

    A bag that has wheels, that way you don't have to lug it through the air ports Shorts, shorts, shorts, Venezuela is hot, also bring a swim suit and of course nice close to go out on the town! I think you know what to take when it come to that! Always have a camera with you, there are so many pretty sites....you will be angry with yourself if you...

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  • Packing List

    I packed light while i was in Venezuela, I had one large duffle bag and one carry on bag. I suggest that when traveling make sure that you get luggage with wheels! It saves you time and energy! Don't forget to pack sunscreen! You don't want to be like me and come home fried like a lobster! Also pack shorts and a nice swim suit! Bring what you...

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  • Packing List

    Definately a rucksack... and a money belt! We managed the entire holiday in a pair of walking sandals (Teva's, Merelle's that kind of thing) and a pair of walking boots. Decent Mosquito repellent ESSENTIAL!!! Tea Tree oil to put on mossie bites that you get! (you will egt them!) Blister kit (if you do any mountain climbing) Dioralite or...

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  • Packing List

    Just pack a few shorts and a bikini and a lot of suncream !! It's really hot. Drink a lot of water. The inhabitants are used to drink a lot of alcohol. But during the trips be aware !!!! Just drink water of bottles !! I got Salmonella........so don't eat raw egs !! I was stupid !!Be aware of raw hamburgers and egs.

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  • Packing List

    No mosquitos....greath!!!! light bag with sandals and a swiming suit...I will not stay more than three days....but maybe becouse I was traveling with my brother. Eco-Tourism

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  • Packing List

    In general lightweight clothing. Venezuela is HOT. Exeptions are:- Long pants are useful when trekking, to keep off the insects (especially the Roraima trek). Also for the cooler climate of Mérida. Also for going out to clubs.Thongs/Flip flops are great for the heat when in the cities.Shoes or boots for trekking Hammock - very useful for...

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  • Packing List

    any good bag will do Warm weather gear , very casual, Bring some slacks to go to dinner in ,or some loose dresses bring plenty of sun block it gets hot , and if your not used to it , its trouble. any decent camera will do according to your expertise. even a disposable . marguerita is an island with a steady breeze, very little insects, but...

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  • Packing List

    It's really hot all year round so take mainly dresses which let the breeze pass through. For men I recomend cotton shirts instead of t-shirts, white or cream chinos or even shorts. I went in November and it was really sticky, very hot 32º most days. I love it anyway humid, dry, sticky, light wind, as long as it is over 25º.Don't take any shoes if...

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