Tips for the traveller

Electricity Taxis in Lima
      220 V, 60 Hz Aprox. costs in the more used routes
Telephone numbers of taxis in Lima
Customs      
     International departure tax Tips
      US$ 25.00       Restaurants  10%
     National departure tax       Taxis              Not used to giving.
      US$ 4.00
Time
Permited articles to enter by customs       Time in Peru : -5 GMT
Currency Weight & Measures
     Nuevo Sol ( S/. )      Kilograms & Metric System
     US $ 1.00 = S/. 3.45 Aprox.
Holidays
January 01 - New year
March 28-29 - Easter
May 01 - Labor day
June 29 - Pope day
July 28-29 - Independence days
August 30 - Santa Rosa of Lima
October 8 - Angamos Battle
November 01 - Saint day
December 8 - Inmaculada Concepcion Virgin
December 25 - Christmas