Here you will find important tips and useful information for Paraguay.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in US Dollar (USD)
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
PYG 10'000 = ~ CHF 1.35 ; CHF 1 = ~ PYG 7.10 (09/2022)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
Cash withdrawals often only with a PIN four digit possible.
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
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.
Currency exchange not advised on the black market.
Cash payment in USD nearly everywhere possible.
- 4 h / - 6 h during our summer time
002 41 (tralasciare lo zero della rete Svizzera)
220 volt / adapter recommended
Passport still valid after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Asunción, Juan E. O' Leary 409, esq. Estrella, Edificio 'Parapiti', 4° piso-Ofs. 419/23
Tel. +595 21 448 022 / +595 21 490 848
8.45 - 15.00 h (Mon - Fri)
International driver's license required.
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against yellow fever, diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Relatively high crime rate especially in the Department of San Pedro as well as in the cities Pedro Juan Caballero and Ciudad del Este.
Observe elementary safety precautions.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
Avoid nighttime driving.
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