Welcome to Paraguay
Untouched and Unforgettable!
Discover the Heart of South America
Bordered between Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia, Paraguay is a landlocked nation that has been largely overlooked by many travelers. However in the last 25-years, Paraguay has seen a resurgence of influence and popularity. It’s unique population, which is highly influenced by the indigenous Guarani culture and language, and the strugges the country has endured since the end of the Paraguayan war have shaped this nation.
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What you need to know about travel in Paraguay
- Currency in Paraguay is the Paraguayan Guaraní. The average value of the Paraguayan Guaraní is approximately $0.00018 USD. You can check out the current value here.
- The capital of Paraguay is Asunción. This city bordering Argentina is home to over a third of the entire population of Paraguay. It is considered a shopping mecca due to its low prices.
- In Paraguay, the electrical outlets are 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. It shares a common plug with Europe.
- Cellular Phone Service
- Cellular phone service is readily available in most urban areas of Paraguay. Most companies have SIM cards compatible with most phones.
- Roads, Driving and Public Transit
- Many major roads and highways in Paraguay are well-maintained. Many are not. Be prepared for rough conditions, especially in remote regions.
- Car insurance is NOT mandatory in Paraguay. Many drivers do not have insurance. We highly recommend that if you drive in Paraguay, that you are covered by proper insurance.
- Traffic regulations are often ignored here. Drive with caution.
- Paraguay with Kids
- Paraguay is often overlooked when it comes to family travel. As such it has not developed the typical family travel base that many of its neighbors have. However, this doesn’t mean that Paraguay isn’t ideal for family travel. In fact, it’s lack of tourism, relative safety and beautiful rural and urban areas may appeal to many family travelers who enjoy exploring off-the-beaten-path locations. We sure loved it.