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Before You Go To Peru

You've finally decided to take that dream trip to Peru. All you need to do is book your flight and you're ready to go, right? Well, not quite. Before you set off, there's a few little things you'll have to take care off:

  • Be sure your passport is valid for at least six-months and check visa requirements.
  • Make sure you have comprehensive medical and travel insurance for the duration of your stay.
  • Check if you need to update your vaccinations, and be sure to bring any medications and prescriptions that you require-they might not be available where you're going.
  • Going to the Amazon? You may need to take malaria medication.
  • Pack copies of your passport and insurance information and note down the contact details of your embassy in Peru-just in case.

Here are some related tips to help plan your trip to Peru: Visas,

By Martha Crowley

I work as an Editor/Writer at Viva Travel Guides in Quito, Ecuador. I first came to Latin America five years ago to escape rainy...

13 Jun 2012

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