Category: Money

  • Money & ATMs In Sucre

    Money & ATMs In Sucre

    Bolivian Currency The Bolivian currency is the Bolivian Boliviano (Bs), commonly referred to as simply the boliviano. Notes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5 bolivianos, coins in denominations of 1, 2 and 5 bolivianos, and of 10, 20 and 50 centavos (Bolivian cents). As of August 2015, the exchange rate is roughly: $1 = […]

  • How Much Does It Cost To Live In Sucre?

    How Much Does It Cost To Live In Sucre?

    When it comes to great-value long-term living, it’s hard to find a better destination than Sucre. The city is a top choice for expats looking to start a new life, digital nomads looking to work online and backpackers looking to recharge the batteries. A couple can live quite comfortably for under $800 US a month in Sucre. Here we have […]

  • Exchanging Money in Sucre

    Exchanging Money in Sucre

    One thing you learn when travelling is to exchange your money as little as possible. Every time you do, particularly at border crossings, you lose a sizable chunk of your money. So it was a surprise to find that in Sucre, this is not the case. It may be due to the low cost of […]

  • Tipping in Sucre, Bolivia

    Tipping in Sucre, Bolivia

    Tipping in Sucre, Bolivia, is not something you’ll ever feel pressured to do. However, it is an easy way to make a small difference to the lives of service staff who are often working very low wages by Western standards. Here’s our quick guide to tipping in Sucre. Tipping in Restaurants Service charges are rarely […]