Passport needed. Visas are required only from the following countries: Cuba, Iran, Iraq,
Kuwait, Bulgaria, Russia, Pakistan, India, and China. Vaccines are necessary only if
travelers are visiting areas where there is an epidemic such as yellow fever and hepatitis
Spanish is the official language of Peru.
The local currency is the Nuevo Sol. At the time of this writing, the exchange rate (which
can fluctuate daily) was 2.85 sols to the US dollar.
Most restaurants add a 10 percent service charge to the bill, but some do not. The
total tip should be about 15 percent.
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