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Zambia (ZM)

Dialling code (+260)
Time UT+2
Capital Lusaka
Currency Kwacha (ZMK)
The unit of currency is the Kwacha. Visitors are allowed any sum of foreign exchange as long as it is declared upon arrival. Major internationla currencies will be accepted by banks and vforeign exchange bureaux
Voltage 240 volts Ac, 50HZ
Climate The summer (Oct & Nov) is hot and dry (19c-32c), winter (May to Sept) is cool and dry (10c-25c) and the rainy season (Dec-April)
What to wear Very light clothing, with a light raincoat for the rainy season.
Airport departure tax International US Dollars 20.00
Public holidays 1 Jan; 12,28-31 March;1,25 May;7,8 June;1st Tuesday of July;24 Oct;25-26 Dec.
Car rental Avis & Imperial at Ndola Airport
Health Requirements Zambia authorities require Yellow Fever and Cholera incoulation certificates if visitors have passed through any infected areas. A course of antimaleria tablets, commencing two weeks before travel, is strongly advised, particularly fot those visitng the game reserves.
Visa/Entry guide Citizens of the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and most other nations of the world, including South Africa, may obtain a special tourist visa at any Zambian port of entry without previous application provided they are a group with prior arrangements made through a tour operator or  travel agent in Zambia.
Individual tourists are advised to apply for visas wel  in advance.

Zambian High Commission
1159 Ziervogel Street,
Cnr. Hamilton Street,
Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: (+27 12 ) 326 1847, 326 1859
Fax: (+27 12) 326 0263



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