Here you will find important tips and useful information for Peru.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
PEN 100 = ~ CHF 31.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ PEN 3.23 (07/2020)
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
Cash withdrawals often only with a PIN four digit possible.
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.
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Travelers are advised to bring cash in US dollar (in small amounts).
- 6 h / - 7 h during our summer time
002 41 (tralasciare lo zero della rete Svizzera)
220 volt / adapter recommended
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.
Travelers are advised to carry with them their passport or a photocopy thereof (must include page with visa).
The tourists cards given with the entry are essential to leave the country.
Lima, Avenida Salaverry 3240, San Isidro
Tel. +51 1 264 03 05
9.30 - 16.00/18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.30 - 12.00 h (Sat)
10.00 - 13.00 h and 16.00 - 20.00 h (daily)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
International driver's licence recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 23 to 25 (varies by company).
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.5 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of malaria in certain areas.
Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Travelers should pay close attention to their personal security.
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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