Banks that exchange traveler's checks and cash and that have ATMs are Banco de Crédito, Jr. Gamarra 562 (tel. 044/242-360); Banco Latino, Jr. Gamarra 572 (tel. 044/243-461); and Banco Continental, Pizarro 620, in the colonial Casa de la Emancipación. Interbanc, located at Pizarro and Gamarra, has a Cirrus/PLUS ATM. Money-changers can usually be found hanging about the Plaza de Armas or along Gamarra.

In case of emergency, call tel. 105. The helpful tourist police are located at Independencia 630, in the Casa Ganoza Chopitea (tel. 044/291-705). For complaints, you can also call the Tourist Protection Service at tel. 044/204-146.

If you need medical attention, you're likely to find English-speaking doctors at Clínica Peruana-Americana, Av. Mansiche 702 (tel. 044/231-261). Other hospitals are Hospital Regional Docente de Trujillo, Av. Mansiche 795 (tel. 044/231-581), and Hospital Belén, Bolívar 350 (tel. 044/245-281). In Huanchaco, a clinic (posta médica) is located at Atahualpa 437 (tel. 044/461-547).

For Internet access, two cabinas to try are Cibercafé Internet, Manuel María Izaga 716 (tel. 044/228-729), and Deltanet/Telecom, Orbegoso 641 (tel. 044/294-327). Both charge about S/2 per hour.

Trujillo's post office is at Independencia 286 (tel. 044/245-941). A DHL/Western Union branch is at Almagro 579 (tel. 044/203-686). The Telefónica del Perú office is at Pizarro 561. A locutorio (public calling place) is located at Gamarra 454.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.