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Travelling in Mozambique

Travelling in Mozambique

Common sense
As with travelling anywhere in the world getting around will be much easier if you apply common sense. Mozambique is a wonderful country with amazing people who are friendly, accommodating and always eager to please, so to get the most from it you must enter it with a fresh outlook and no preconceived ideas.

  • Obey the rules
  • Stick to the speed limit
  • Always ensure you have cash on you
  • Carry your own medical kit with you where possible
  • Try and keep you vehicle’s petrol tank above halfway
  • Purchase bottled water where possible
  • Wash fruits before you eat them

Fast Facts


Continent

Africa

Capital

Maputo

Government

Republic

Currency

Metical (MTn), US Dollars and South African Rand widely used but change is given in MTn

Area

Total: 801,590 km2 of which 17,500 km2 is water and 784,090 km2 is land

Language

Portuguese (official), indigenous dialects with many people also being able to speak English although not common

Electricity

220V/50Hz (European plug)

Int. Dialing Code

+258

Internet TLD

.mz

Time Zone

GMT +2


Travel Tips

Arriving by car
Travelling by vehicle you will need to take a series of items with you. These include:

  • Passport
  • Valid International or South African drivers license
  • Vehicle Registration Forms – or a certified copy thereof and a letter from your bank granting you permission to leave the country with the vehicle
  • Insurance letter – from your insurance company outlining your cover while in cross-border transit
  • Third Party Insurance – can be bought at the border, at any Outdoor Warehouse, or a Travel Agent.
  • Two reflective triangles (large)
  • Reflective jacket

Climate