Here you will find important tips and useful information for Honduras.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in US Dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
HNL 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ HNL 0.00 (07/2015)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
For reasons of safety, it is advisable not to exchange cash over the amount needed immediately.
Travelers are advised to bring cash in US dollar (in small amounts).
- 7 h / - 8 h during our summer time
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
110/120 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Tegucigalpa, Colonia Palmira, Avenida República de México, Casa No. 2402
Tel.: +504 236 90 98
9.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 12.00 h (Sat)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 13.30 - 18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 17.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 25 (varies by rental company).
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Consult the media about the current situation before and during the journey and stay in contact with your tour operator.
Travelers should pay close attention to their personal security.
High crime rate.
Departments of Olancho and Colon: These two departments are considered to be very dangerous.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
Special legal regulations
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
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