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Coat of Arms Namibia

Tourist Visa

Many citizens (e.g. from the European Union, USA, etc.) do not require a tourist visa prior to arrival in Namibia. These travellers just get a stamp into their passport (which has to have two empty…

Namibia Dollar

Tipping

Tipping is not compulsory in Namibia, however, it is recommended for different areas of life and even expected in some. The following should give a broad overview. Please always keep in mind, that Namibians in…

Cessna 210

Self-Flying

The procedure to fly an aircraft in Namibia during your holiday or extended stay is pretty straight forward. The following procedures and costs are involved. Please note that a validation is only possible for PPL…

Communication

Satellite Phone

A satellite phone is just like a GPS only needed in remote areas of Namibia and this is basically only the case in Kaokoveld and Khaudum. Along major roads and in towns you have normal…

Coat of Arms Namibia

Public Holidays

Namibia has 12 public holidays. In case a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday is considered a public holiday. The president may at any time declare other days as public holidays. 1…

Coat of Arms Namibia

Permit

In order to enter any state-owned conservation area in Namibia a so-called Permit is required. It refers to an authorisation paper to enter a specific area in the country. All permits are issued by the Ministry…

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Wholesale Supermarket

Opening/Shopping Hours

Namibia does not have opening hours set by any law. Nevertheless, the below mentioned opening hours should give you a broad overview of operating hours of supermarkets, offices, banks, government, etc. Generally the larger a…

Namibia Dollar

Money & Payment

The Namibia Dollar (N$ or NAD) is the only legal tender in Namibia. However, the South African Rand (R or ZAR) is also an accepted mean of payment throughout Namibia. The exchange rate is 1:1.…

Satellite Map Namibia

Maps & Navigation

Namibia is a perfect country to explore Africa as a self-driving traveller. Roads are well maintained, regulations follow international standards and road signs are put at every important point. It is therefore straight forward to…

Oldtimer in Solitaire

Long-term Parking

The following establishments are offering long-term parking facilities for your own car in Namibia. For further options and more details please have a look at the web site of www.dt800.de (in German only). Airport Guest…