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The medical facilities in Guyana will almost certainly be limited which is another reason for having appropriate and robust medical insurance.
(In fact, in Georgetown, unless you are on an organised tour or with locals, you may want to consider keeping any expensive cameras at the hotel and purchasing postcards.) When going to banks or (businesses that exchange foreign currencies) to change money it’s advisable to always use a reputable taxi company (hailing an unmarked car from the street in front of the bank may not be the best option).
Don’t carry large sums of money around town and it may be a good idea to disperse your notes throughout a few different pockets so that you don’t pull out a large wad of money when paying for something.
Experts differ over whether a BCG vaccination against tuberculosis (TB) is useful in adults: discuss this with your travel clinic.
In addition to the various vaccinations recommended above, it is important that travellers should be properly protected against malaria.
Aside from avoiding mosquito bites between dusk and dawn, which will protect you from elephantiasis and a range of nasty insect-borne viruses, as well as malaria, it is important to take precautions against other insect bites.Listen to local advice about areas where violent crime is common too.When doing initial pre-trip research on Guyana, it would be easy to be turned off by the crime in the country.For other journey preparation information, consult (UK) or (US).Information about various medications may be found on