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  • Good place to learn Spanish

    Caracas Aug 11, 2014 at 10:50 AM

    I'm going to Caracas in October for a month and I need to find a place to learn Spanish while I'm there. So far my internet search has yielded very little. Any recommendations?

    1 Answer Aug 11, 2014 at 12:42 PM
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    Yellow Fever Certificate

    Venezuela Aug 5, 2014 at 3:04 AM

    I have been advised that I might need to produce a Yellow Fever Certificate in order to gain entry into Venezuela.
    I have been to seek more information on this from my GP and I Have been advised that this is not a requirement for the places I will be visiting. (Valencia, in Carabobo State)
    Other sources have advised me that a certificate might still need to be produced upon entry into Venezuela.
    Can anyone please confirm if this is the case, as all other websites and information gained informs me that it is not required.

    Thanks for any help that can be given.

    10 Answers Aug 5, 2014 at 9:48 AM
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    Margarita Aug 1, 2014 at 1:21 PM

    HELLO. my best friend is from Venezuela. she knows her country well. with all the crime and all. we would like to go to Margarita Island for a few days. How safe? I like casinos how far from the hotel area? how far is the nearest airpost and which one is it? I will be staying alone at one of the hotels. she is staying with family. so, again. i hear it is a wonderful island with hardly any crime? could you please answer my questions. oh, and what airlines goes there and the name of the airlines and airport. we're use to going to Caracass. but i hear this is way in a different direction.

    Many thanks
    I only speak english very little spanish
    she is bi-lingual

    Is it true that if you don't speak english the people in the hotel districts get an attitude with Americans. I was there in caracass several years ago and people were very nice. but we did have to be very careful.

    7 Answers Aug 2, 2014 at 3:55 AM
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    HELLO. i am from florida and am planning to go to the island with my girlfriend

    Isla Margarita Jul 31, 2014 at 3:19 PM

    do you have a casino ? how far is it? how far is the airport? clubs with salsa music?

    many thanks
    j. diamonte

    2 Answers Jul 31, 2014 at 5:26 PM
  • Barcelona, Venezuela

    Barcelona Jun 13, 2014 at 1:22 PM

    O.K. after all of that I'm just as confused as much as others so I'll try again.

    Thanks for the flight tips TexasDave! I'm a Cajun and would Much rather a direct flight.
    Ok. Here we go.
    I live in the U.S. and I would like very much to go to Barcelona, Venezuela, to visit my girlfriend. She owns her own business and house there and lives in a good neighborhood. She is afraid for me to travel to Venezuela (period) because of the political unrest but wants to see me. As for me I'm not afraid and thanks bahiana77 but I'm not a wealthy person but instead rich in love.
    Yes, Gili_S this country of mine could explode into chaos any day and it's like watching the the toilet flush round n round but I have one thing in my arsenal that keeps me sane and that would be FAITH. My guns keep me safe!

    But enough with U.S. problems. There is a heart over here beating heavily for another heart over there that feels the same.
    How safe is Barcelona and do the Venezuelan people resent Americans? And Thank You gwened for your answers too.
    BTW where is everyone located and are you enjoying yourselves. I wish you all happiness in your travels.
    Thanks again,

    5 Answers Jun 14, 2014 at 9:05 AM
  • American citizen

    Barcelona Jun 11, 2014 at 11:29 AM

    My girlfriend and her son live in Barcelona. I can fly from Miami to Caracas ( 9hr layover) then to Barcelona. I would like to know how safe is it there for an American citizen. I would be staying in their home.
    Thank you,

    10 Answers Jun 15, 2014 at 12:50 AM
  • Bogota to Cumana by bus?

    Venezuela Jun 8, 2014 at 4:52 PM

    i'm flying to Bogota from Hawaii. I need to get up to Cumana for a dental trip. Is it possible to get there by bus?

    3 Answers Jun 15, 2014 at 4:59 AM
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    Angel Falls inflatable kayak trip, anyone interested?

    Venezuela Jun 5, 2014 at 2:57 PM

    Hello everyone, just trying to put together a group of people to come paddle inflatable kayaks from Kamarata village to Angle falls. I've done this trip several times as a tour guide using big dugout canoes with outboard motors and have always wanted to do it using kayaks. I was introduced to this route by a foreign tour company that hired me a while back to guide 15 to 20 people through this incredible journey that ends in canaima. this is not a difficult trip but please join only if you are comfortable paddling all day for several days, have done kayak-fishing, portaging and enjoy a lot of camping/outdoor cooking. please send message for full details, thanks

  • Renewing a Venzuelan Passport at their Chicago consulate.

    Venezuela May 16, 2014 at 2:59 PM

    Is anyone else here besides us that are having major problems in renewing a near expired Venezuelan passport? Blocking our emails, either get a busy signal or they don't answer the phone. This for a green card holder living in the US.

    1 Answer May 16, 2014 at 4:07 PM
  • Muggings in Isla Margarita

    Isla Margarita Mar 22, 2014 at 4:25 PM

    Are there actual muggings in Isla Margarita, and if so, do they brandish weapons? DC

    7 Answers May 13, 2014 at 8:38 AM
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    Why is there no longer ferry between Aruba and Venezuela?

    Venezuela Mar 10, 2014 at 3:26 PM

    Is it because it's a danger country.
    Also, is Coro safe city?

    11 Answers Mar 12, 2014 at 3:19 AM
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    Getting There

    Isla Margarita Feb 10, 2014 at 9:51 PM

    What's the best route to fly in from U.S? How difficult is getting by customs officers?

    2 Answers May 16, 2014 at 4:12 PM
  • electronics

    Isla Margarita Jan 25, 2014 at 5:53 PM

    are phones such as iphones cheap in margarita??

    4 Answers Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 AM
  • electronics in margarita

    Isla Margarita Jan 25, 2014 at 5:39 PM

    how much is an iphone 4s in margarita?

  • Safety in Punto Fijo

    Punto Fijo Jan 23, 2014 at 4:38 PM

    Is Punto Fijo safe for american travelers

    1 Answer May 16, 2014 at 4:08 PM
  • Cual es la mejor opcion (bus) a Puerto Cabello?

    Santa Elena de Uairén Jan 11, 2014 at 10:12 PM


    Thengo que ir a Puerto Cabello, Carabobo de Santa Elena, y debido a la inseguridad personal en las carreteras y/o terminales de buses, necesitaria llegar a esa ciudad antes de las 5 de la tarde, cuales serian mis opciones? Por ejemplo, si tomo un bus de Santa Elena a Ciudad Bolivar o Puerto Ordaz, saliendo a las 7 de la noche, llegaria al dia siguiente temprano en la manana, pero creo que llegaria de noche a Puerto Cabello. Repito, el objetivo es llegar a PUERTO CABELLO-CARABOBO antes de oscurecer. Muchisimas gracias, ZC

    1 Answer Jan 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM
  • Insect Bite in Parque Nacional Canaima

    Parque Nacional Canaima Dec 19, 2013 at 3:50 PM

    Several years ago I was stung by a very large insect while traveling in Canaima Park. It nearly killed me. I think I could identify it from a photograph, but I can't find a photographic resource for all insects in that location.

    2 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM
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    where to buy gold in caracas

    Caracas Dec 14, 2013 at 4:50 AM

    Greetings, where can I buy gold from a reputable good dealer in Caracas. I want to buy gold rounds or bullion not coins. Thank you . Norm

  • Where to eat

    Tucupita Dec 1, 2013 at 6:59 PM

    Is there anywhere to eat in Tucupita?

    1 Answer Dec 2, 2013 at 2:53 AM
  • Most reliable way to wire money from Venezuela to Spain

    Venezuela Nov 24, 2013 at 7:58 AM

    What's the most reliable way to wire money from Venezuela to Spain? With the currency restriction, it looks like you have to be registered? I found this service at but it doesn't look reliable based on all the negative reviews. Does Western Union work?

    1 Answer Nov 24, 2013 at 8:19 AM
  • Internet/TV

    Isla Margarita Nov 6, 2013 at 6:55 AM

    Is satellite Internet and TV available on the peninsula of Macanoa ..

    2 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM
  • Temporary Vehicle Import Permit

    Isla Margarita Nov 6, 2013 at 6:50 AM

    Plan on touring South America , is a Temporary vehicle Import permit (Carne de Passage) required and if so where do you obtain it ... Is it possible to obtain at the Colombian/Venezuelan border ?

    1 Answer Nov 6, 2013 at 7:03 AM
  • Changing money?

    Venezuela Sep 20, 2013 at 3:27 PM

    What is the deal on current rates and risks changing cash in or near Venezuela? Highest rate? Safest place?

    2 Answers Sep 20, 2013 at 7:07 PM
  • Is it safe to Hike Avila if your a women

    Caracas Aug 21, 2013 at 8:10 PM

    Question : My Friend says she hikes Avila Mountain on the Weekdays. She says its very close to Downtown Caracas.

    She doesnt even take her Cell phone . I think she is Putting herself in Danger .

    Comments Please ?

    1 Answer Aug 21, 2013 at 8:50 PM
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    How to get to La Tortuga

    Isla La Tortuga Aug 8, 2013 at 6:25 AM

    Hi travellers! Anyone who has been to did you manage to get there? I'm planning holidays in Venezuela, and I read in internet that Tortuga is reachable by yacht or by small plane. But nothing more is specified, I' can't find anything more precise.
    If you have already done this trip, could you help me find a way to get there?
    Thank you lots!

    3 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM
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    where to gi

    Caracas Aug 2, 2013 at 8:31 AM

    Where in caracas is thé best and thé safest nightclubs , nr and my buddy are going go caracas for a few Days 29:th november and Rhen ro Isla Margarita , and Amazonas,
    We come from Sweden and Finlandes

    1 Answer Aug 2, 2013 at 10:26 AM
  • hotel

    Isla Margarita Jul 11, 2013 at 5:09 AM

    how is plam beach hotel

    3 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 7:56 AM
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    econo rental cars for 200 USD per day ! help

    Caracas Jul 2, 2013 at 3:16 PM

    I just talked to hertz USA, I need a car for two weeks in Venezuela. they told me an economy car cost $196 per day , I cant waive the insurance, and MUST pay in dollars. any suggestions? I traveled every country in the western hemisphere and never heard of such a price. thanks

    3 Answers Jul 3, 2013 at 1:11 AM
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    San Juan de los Morros

    Caracas Jun 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

    Hi! How to get to San Juan de los Morros from Caracas (Airport Simon Bolivar)?

    1 Answer Jun 11, 2013 at 3:35 AM
  • buys

    Venezuela May 18, 2013 at 12:04 AM

    what are good things to buy in venezuela?

    3 Answers May 22, 2013 at 12:57 PM