1. Upon arrival to International Airport El Dorado
The best transportation options to your hotel or place you stay are:
  • Authorized taxis from stands and lines.
  • Prearranged driver to pick you up. Make sure you have the name of the driver and mobile number
    to avoid confusion.
  •  DO NOT accept rides from others offering cheaper rates.
  • Be sure to have the exact address of your destination.
  • DO NOT use Uber as they take a long time to arrive.
2. During your stay in Bogota

General Security Recommendations
  • Try to walk on the streets only during the day and inside the green areas of the map. Avoid walking
  • on the streets and visiting parks during the night.
  • If using public transportation at night ask at your hotel, or where ever you are to call an authorized
  • taxi service or use Uber, it’s the best option.
  • When walking on the streets, even during the day, stay aware of your personal belongings.
  • Avoid buying drinks or food on the streets. Only buy at supermarkets, hotels or restaurants.
  • Never use ATMs on the streets. Always inside banks or malls.
3. Where to stay (Some Options)
Luxury Hotels
  • •W BOGOTA, Avenida Carrera 9 #115 – 30. Phone No: +57 1 / 7467111
  • JW Marriott Hotel Bogotá, Calle 73 # 8-60. Phone No: +57 1 /4816000
  • Grand Hyatt Bogotá, Calle 24 A # 57 – 60. Phone No: +57 1 /654 1234
Business Hotels
  • The Click Clack Hotel. Cra. 11 #93 – 77. Phone No: +57 1/ 743 0404
  • JDoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Parque 93. Cra 11B # 96 – 59. Phone No: +57 1/6506900
  • ESTELAR Parque de la 93. Calle 93 # 11 – 19. Phone No: +57 1/ 511 1555
Budget Hotels
  • Viaggio Apartamentos & Hoteles. Cra 9 #113 – 7. Phone No: +57 1/ 744 9999
  • Hampton by Hilton Bogotá. Cra 7 # 118 – 30 Usaquén. Phone No: +57 1 /746 9555
  • Biohotel Organic Suites. Cra 7 Bis # 124 36. Phone No: +57 1 /742 0246

– Airbnb is also an excellent option.

 

In case of emergencies

Police: 123

Travel Security Strategies LATAM: Jorge Mario Garcia +57 320 490 4649

CONTACT US at: [email protected]TSSLatam Operations Center in Bogota: +57 1 7447724 Ext 108 or +57 320 490 4649

Embassy listing: http://www.migracioncolombia.gov.co/phocadownload/embajadas.pdf

Hospitals in green zones
  • Fundación Santafé de Bogotá: Cra. 7 117 -15
  • Clínica del Country: Cra. 16 82 – 57
  • Clínica La Colina: Av. Boyacá, Calle 167
You might want to take a look at our: Passport to Safety in Latin America: 6 crucial tips
4. When leaving to the airport

The best option is Uber. If not, an authorized taxi called from your hotel or place where you stay.