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FAQ Colombia

Colourful streets of Colombia

You’re off to Colombia!

There is so much to think about when visiting any new country, from making sure you’ve got the right visa to what to pack.

To help you focus on the excitement instead of the admin, our Colombia Travel Specialists have put together their most frequently asked questions and first-hand experience below.

Whilst we have done our best to cover as much as possible, please feel free to get in touch if you find you’re still left looking for answers.

Before departure

  • How long does my passport need to be valid for?
  • Do I need a visa to visit Colombia?
  • Do I need travel insurance for my trip?
  • What should I pack for a trip to Colombia?
  • What vaccinations do I need to visit Colombia?


  • What do I need to think about on the day of departure?


  • What language do people speak in Colombia?
  • What is the food like in Colombia?
  • What aspects of Colombian culture do I need to take into account?


  • Is it safe to travel to Colombia?
  • What do I do if I have a problem?

Tips and practical information

  • What is the local currency in Colombia?
  • How does tipping in Colombia work?