Within Peru, there's a 24-hour tourist information line, iPerú (tel. 01/574-8000. Peru doesn't maintain national tourism offices abroad, so your best official source of information before you go is www.peru.travel, the website of Prom Perú (Commission for the Promotion of Peru). Other helpful trip-planning websites include www.embassyofperu, the Embassy of Peru in Washington, D.C.

The Tourist Protection Bureau (Servicio de Protección al Turista), which handles complaints and questions about consumer rights, operates a 24-hour traveler's assistance line at tel. 0800/42-579, or 01/224-7888 in Lima. 

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