I just called the 3 taxi companies that work with the airport and the cost is around 60 soles (23 dollar), which i think is a fair price because it's a service of the airport and it's safe. You could take the taxi outside and the cost would be 40 soles or maybe less but i can't say anything about safety.
1 - 3 person (Car) 60 soles
4 - 6 ...
As someone who's done it, I like the bus. Of course, there are pros and cons of each.
Pros: A bus is cheaper, you get to see more of the countryside, interact with more people. You get breaks, get good seats (they have business class buses!), and you can stop off at places on the way. We stopped in Arequipa to go to the Colca Canyon, and in Nazca for ...
Bus ride from Lima to Cuzco is 20 to 21 hours depending on the company, costing from $65 for one-way ticket. And it's also mainly less-than-safe mountain road.
Flight from Lima to Cuzco is 1h10m to 1h25m and you can get ticket as cheap as $175 for round-trip.
Shortest flight is direct one, operated by KLM. It's 12 hours. And it isn't cheap, standard price currently stands around 1300€ for return ticket (AMS->LIM->AMS), and if you're very specific on dates it might be even more.
Alternatives with one stop over: Delta (via Atlanta), Air Europa (via Madrid). It's might be slightly cheaper (1000€-1200€), but ...
When leaving Lima
If you are flying out of Lima internationally, the airport tax is
US$31, US$7.40 for domestic flights. As of January 2011 this tax has
been rolled into the purchase price of the tickets at this airport.
Ensure you receive a sticker on the back of each ticket from the
check-in counter to attest to this at the security checkpoint.
Most airlines have been collecting the airport tax (sometimes labeled departure tax, embarkation tax or TUUA) since October 2010 or January 2011, so you should already have paid for it when you bought your ticket.
This is at least the case with the main scheduled carriers (inc. Air Canada, American, Continental (now United), Delta, TACA, StarPerú, and LAN). ...
The Air Europa route (AMS-Madrid-LIM) had a reasonable stopover in Madrid and was somewhat cheaper than the direct KLM flight. However, if you book sufficiently early, the difference may not be that much between the KLM and Air Europa flight.
A reason to go for the more expensive KLM flight may be that the Air Europa flights seem to have a higher risk of ...
Short answer to your question:
Can one easily find highland specialties in the capital ?
Perú is well known, apart from Cuzco, for it's cuisine. There are plenty of local dishes in the diferents regions and you can find most of them in Lima (can't say the same on other cities).
Why in Lima? Because Perú is a centralized country, ...
The cut-off is the same as the check-in cut-off time, although in general for International flights that time is also the same as the baggage drop-off time.
For Lima specifically, the website you've linked to states :
Lima (LIM): 75 minutes
As far as United is concerned, you are not fully checked-in until a boarding pass has been issued.
Unrelated to the ...
If your child leaves after 45 days they shouldn't need an authorization, it's on that page you reference.
No se requiere una autorización de viaje:
a) cuando el niño tiene doble nacionalidad (por ejemplo, peruano y
estadounidense) y viaja con el pasaporte/documento de viaje otorgado
por las autoridades del país de su otra nacionalidad, salvo que ...
When we were there last June, the cost from the airport to Miraflores was about 60 soles. We were not able to get them lower than 55 soles, and that was like pulling teeth, so I think they keep their prices pretty firmly at about 60 soles.
There appears to be an electronics market, Cyberplaza which may have what you need, depending on your luck and how standard that battery is.
If you are staying at a hotel they may be able to suggest sources (including online but in-country to avoid any customs hassle).
MercadoLibre looks to be one of the major online platforms (search lenovo bateria), no ...
I live in Lima, Peru and you can easily find any kind of specialties in Lima from the Andes and also from the jungle.
I would suggest you ask in your hotel and emphasize the fact that you are looking for a normal restaurant and not a top one, also you can go to markets that are on the street where they sell menus for a really cheap price however I doubt you ...
At Lima airport there is a sort of gate for this, with a few turnstiles attended by 2 or 3 Lima airport employees.
When I left Lima airport a few weeks ago, at this sort of gate an employee just scanned my boarding pass and told me to pass (without paying the fee). I was flying Iberia, in a LAN plane.
I am under the impression that nowadays at Lima airport ...
Talking only from personal experience, I would say that it is not typical. Yes, many high-rise buldings have front desk with some kind of security guard. Yes, they may ask you for indentification if you're visiting someone, but it didn't happen to me when I was visiting frineds and entering with them. However I can understand if they even want to identify ...
You don't have to walk at all: you can get an Uber right at the Door 3 in the international terminal of LIM by ordering it through the Uber phone application, and luckily Door 3 one of the closest door to the baggage claim.
The picture was taken from the location the Uber arrived.
For the ride I took, Taxi Green quoted me 60 PEN while Uber was 36 PEN.
The best I could find so far is http://www.newperuvian.com/most-dangerous-areas-of-lima-peru/ (mirror):
But it only ranks the worst 12 areas (which are Lima districts), and isn't more precise than the district level.
Reddit user exim001 pointed me to https://especiales.elcomercio.pe/?q=especiales/mapa-del-delito-ecpm/index.html:
[This map] shows the ...
You can reach a comfortable regular bus company like ExcluCiva, Cruz del Sur, Oltursa and Peru Bus (Soyuz). The latter being the most inexpensive. They have bus stations in Lima, Paracas, Ica and Nazca. They also have connections to Arequipa or Cusco (and towns in between) although sometimes the schedule is not always met. Peru Hop offer ...
Best way to see country is via bus and the first class buses have bed like seats and you can see Nazca lines along the way and fly back via TACA Airlines to Lima. That does lessen chance of altitude sickness. And you will see spectacular scenery via air on way back. So romantic - the snow tipped Andes piercing the clouds.
I live in Peru. Since 2011, the tax has been added to the ticket price (as has long been practiced by American Airlines). Once in a while, a travel agent will forget to add the TUUA and you will have to pay it at the airport; but this is very rare.
So, there is a departure tax ($30.74 for international and $8.72 for domestic), but you shouldn't have to ...