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Do You Need Travel Insurance for Bolivia?

Do You Need Travel Insurance for Bolivia?

Do You Need Travel Insurance for Bolivia?
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Bolivia is a country in central South America, with a variety of different regions that include the Andes Mountains, the Atacama Desert and Amazon Basin rainforest. Lake Titicaca, the continent’s largest lake, shares the border with Peru.

Planning ahead for any unexpected medical event or other issues before starting out on your journeys is easy when choosing the best travel insurance for your vacation or business adventures.

Travel Insurance Requirements

For travelers visiting Bolivia from America or internationally, it is recommended that travelers acquire travel insurance that covers all overseas medical costs, including medical repatriation/evacuation, repatriation of remains and legal costs. Bolivia does not have specific requirements for medical coverage, however due to the potential for high medical costs overseas, it’s something to think about. VisitorsCoverage can help determine the best coverage for all international destinations.

We have travel medical plans with emergency medical evacuation, comprehensive coverage, and more. We also have plans that cover the Covid-19 requirements.

If you’re an American citizen traveling from the U.S., should you need to cancel, postpone or cut short your original travel plans for any reason, including COVID-19-related issues, trip insurance with Cancel for Any Reason (CFAR) insurance may be a better option. For international and non-US residents, the best fit may be International Travel Medical Insurance.

COVID-19 in Bolivia

Check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for current COVID-19 conditions and requirements. Do not travel if you test positive for Covid, and make sure your vaccinations are up to date.

It is still important to continue safe hygiene practices.

  • Wash your hands often, especially before eating.
  • If you are sick, stay home or in your hotel room, unless you need medical care.

Other health and safety recommendations include:.

  • Review your health insurance plan to determine what medical services it would cover during your trip.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Contact your airline or travel agency prior to travel.

Covid information for your trip

Do you know the Covid situation for your destination? Keep up with country-specific advisories and notifications.

Health & Safety

Currently Bolivia suggests that visitors should exercise increased caution. To learn more about the current conditions while traveling, visit the BoliviaTravel Advisory website.

Maintain Personal Security:

  • Monitor travel advisories and alerts from the U.S. Department of State.
  • Carry contact information for the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
  • Carry a photocopy of your passport and entry stamp; leave the actual passport securely in your hotel to avoid loss or theft.
  • Follow all local laws and social customs.

Necessary Vaccinations

Make sure you are up to date on all routine vaccines before every trip. Some of these vaccines include:

  • Chickenpox (Varicella)
  • Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis
  • Flu (influenza)
  • Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR)
  • Polio
  • Shingles

Other recommended vaccines:

  • Yellow fever (Required if traveling from a country with risk of YF virus transmission & over 1 year of age.)
  • Typhoid

For the most up-to-date information on required vaccinations and other health requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.

Visas & documentation

To enter Bolivia, your passport must be valid six months from the date of arrival, with a one blank page requirement for entry stamp.

Tourist visas are required.

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