Peru premieres new instuctional video for tourists arriving at Lima airport


Peru’s Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism (Mincetur) has launched a video to guide foreign tourists when arriving at the Jorge Chavez International Airport in the nation’s capital Lima.

In the spot, which debut on Youtube Tuesday, Mincetur tells the story of Annie and Hanz, a tourist couple visiting Peru for the first time and who are researching key information about the country.

During the video the Peruvian minister provides recommendations to the couple for enjoying their stay in the Andean nation and making their trip an unforgettable experience.

For instance, they are advised to request an Andean Migration Card known as TAM and a Customs Declaration which should be carefully read and filled out .

Likewise, Mincetur stressed visitors only can stay up to 183 days in Peru. If you are carrying more than US$ 10,000 in cash when entering or leaving Peru, please go to the custom office to request and fill out a declaration form,’ the spot said.

Passengers entering or leaving the country may not carry more than US$ 30,000,’ said the spot while giving other tips which allow tourist to locate services and information easily.

Over the last years, foreign tourist arrivals to Peru have increased steadily from 1.06 million in 2002 to 3.16 million in 2013 due to the country’s great cultural and archaeological heritage, monuments and wonderful natural protected areas.

Watch the video below!