Can I use USD as cash for ordinary transactions in Venezuela (e.g., taxis, paying for a meal), or do I need to exchange money to get Bolivars?

You can absolutely use US Dollars. They are happily accepted. Most venues will quote you in USD to pay for product/services. With the way things are going int he Venezuelan economy, getting paid in foreign currency is what they would mostly like to get paid in. So, very much accepted everywhere. Don’t even bother changing your money […]

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