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Im just wondering if I have left over bolivars after my trip what do I do with them

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    Hola. I'm afraid not. Impossible to buy and sell US $ freely in Venezuela. Hence the black market. over 7 years ago

    Answered by Thomas via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    If you are living in Boca Raton near Miami you will find some Venezuelans which may change back your Bolivares into USD, but be aware that it is even illegal to take Bolivares out of the country, same like in Cuba!!! :( over 7 years ago

    Answered by Sven Englert via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    I would suggest planning your money well so that you don't have much left! You can change Bolivars to USD in banks I believe but you have to prove that you bought them legally.

    We wrote a post about money for travel in Venezuela: http://fivepointfive.org/venezuela-currency-the-thing-you-must-know-about-money-and-travel-in-venezuela/

    As far as the black market is concerned, ask your hostel to recommend someone. We got 1-7 from one guy and 1-9 from another. It pays to know what you should get before you buy them almost 7 years ago

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    The current black market rate is 64 bolivares to the dollar. Don't use a credit card or ATM. They'll only give you 6.3 for your dollar. The government is introducing a tourist rate of 11 point something. Still not worth it. However they may try and crack down on the black market. As of 30/12/13 there was no problem. You can check the unofficial rate on dolartoday.com outside the country. In Venezuela the site is blocked. Use Twitter @DolarToday. almost 7 years ago

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    Good afternoon. I 'll see you on the forum, that you had a problem with Bolivares. I have such a problem , though. I have a few thousand Bolivares and Do not know where they were exchanged for US dollars . If you have experience , write me please .hisoncrosski@gmail.com Yury Kashirin about 5 years ago

    Answered by Yury via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    My husband is looking for bundles of mint condition Bolivares notes. If you are able to send them to him he will offer you twice the value of dolartoday.com for 100Bs. or more for smaller denominations.

    These notes have to be mint condition. No folds, tears, unevenness of paper, stains etc. It is as if you got the notes from the Reserve Bank. This you can actually do in Central Caracas before you leave the country.

    Don't worry about the people checking you at the airport. They are looking for gold and other PM.

    Contact indostocks'at'gmail.com for further information over 4 years ago

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