Buses vary in maintenance conditions and may not meet U. Most urban streets consist of cobblestones over dirt.
Nearly all rural roads are unpaved, and during rainy periods and the rainy season (November-April), they may be impassable.
Border agents generally only accept crisp, new bills that are free of any ink marks, blots, or tears.
For additional information regarding your situation and how to obtain this special permit, please visit the Embassy’s website. government personnel and their family members to provide advance notice and a travel itinerary when traveling outside of the capital, particularly when traveling to Ciudad del Este, or to the departments of San Pedro, Concepcion, Amambay, and Canindeyu.
Always carry your prescription medication in original packaging with your doctor-issued written prescription.
The following diseases are prevalent: Road Conditions and Safety: U. citizens have been injured and killed in traffic accidents throughout Paraguay.
Women Travelers: See our travel tips for Women Travelers. We strongly recommend supplemental insurance to cover medical evacuation.
Traffic Laws: Drivers throughout Paraguay routinely ignore traffic regulations.No vehicle insurance is required, and many Paraguayans drive without insurance coverage.Public Transportation: Public transportation is readily available for urban and intercity travel. Taxis are available and may be called using telephone numbers listed in newspapers. Bicycle travel may not be safe because of traffic and other road hazards.Security Messages: Messages regarding demonstrations, strikes, and weather-related events are posted on the Embassy’s website. Robbers are more regularly using motorcycles to suddenly approach victims with a weapon and demand a wallet or purse, before quickly fleeing.Thieves have been known to pose as service people (e.g., mailmen, reporters, water meter readers, electrical repairmen, delivery persons, maintenance personnel) to gain access to your home. We can: Criminal Penalties: You are subject to local laws.