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Fake police officers

It’s important to be aware of bus stations and most crowded public places, tourist areas and isolated areas, especially during the night.  Here are some recommendations to avoid having trouble.

  • Fake police officers: These are criminals who uses false badges, they will ask for your passport and tell you that you need to get into a taxi with them and go to the headquarters. Don’t go.

b) Banks are open Monday to Fridays, from 9:00 to 16:00. The official currency is the boliviano. It comes in: coins of (10, 20, 50 cents and 1, 2, 5 Bolivianos coins); bills of (10, 20, 50, 100, 200 Bolivianos). There are many false bills in Bolivia, but by following these simple measures you won’t have any problems.  Check the bill’s watermark, see if there is a silver line on the bill, the bill’s texture, that the small writing is readable and the bill’s condition is a good condition, not torn, etc. More information click TIPS AND RECOMMENDATIONS



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