African Travel Concept

Useful Country Information

Best Time to Visit: April/May and August/September.  

Language:  English, Shona and Sindabele are the most commonly spoken languages with English being the official language

Currency:  Having abandoned its own currency, the Z$, now US dollars are most widely accepted. For exchange rates, click here.

Entry requirements: Please contact your local embassy for visa requirements, or click here to email us should you require assistance.


Zimbabwe Diplomatic Affairs and Visa Information

Zimbabwean Consulate (South Africa office)

Tel: 0027 11 616-9534/5/6 
Fax: 0027 011 616-8692
P O Box 9398, Johannesburg 2000

Malaria Advice: It is recommended that one take an anti-malaria prophylactic if visiting Zimbabwe as the disease is common throughout the country

Health Information and Vaccines Required: Click here to read more

Yellow Fever Vaccinations: For more information, please click here.

Tipping: A service charge is usually included in the bill, otherwise a 10% tip is customary. In general tipping for good service is discretionary. Tour guides and game rangers depend largely on tips for their income and ranges from US$5 to US$10 per person per day.

If you are unsure of anything before you fly, please contact one of our consultants who will be more than happy to help.



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