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    Botswana Travel Information

    Hire a car in Botswana and enjoy touring the amazing landscapes of this beautiful country. If you are driving through major cities and towns you will find that the road surfaces are in excellent condition, however for those small places slightly off the beaten path you will notice a huge difference.

    Botswana Time Difference

    Pick up your car hire in Gaborone and you will be in the Central Africa Time Zone (CAT), making the Botswana time difference 2 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT 27).

    Language in Botswana

    Drive through this beautiful country with your cheap car hire and you will hear the local language of Setawana, although English is the official language of Botswana. This will make collecting your car hire in Francistown quick and easy!

    Electricity in Botswana

    Electricity in Botswana is 230 Volts, alternating at 50 cycles AC. The outlets in Botswana generally accept two types of plugs. A triangle plug with three round pins and a triangle plug with two parallel flat pins and a ground pin. It is best to bring along your own adaptor along with you on your Botswana cheap car hire travels.

    Currency in Botswana

    When travelling with your cheap car hire in Botswana you will need to have with you the correct currency, which is the Botswana Pula.

    Tourism in Botswana

    When planning your holiday with a car hire in Botswana be sure to have a look at the following websites to find out tourism office locations, places to visit and further information you may need before travelling. Visit the official Botswana tourism website for further information.

    Botswana Visa & Embassy Information

    You must have at least 90 days validity on your passport; this must be from your departure date from Botswana. If your holiday in Botswana is up to 90 days then no tourist visa is required. The British High Commission is located in Gaborone. To know more about UK Embassies in Botswana and other information, visit the website provided.

    Before you book your car hire in Botswana it's probably worth having a look through some essential Botswana travel information, useful to guide your holiday arrangements.

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    Botswana Airport Information

    Botswana Driving Information