Namibia's asphalt roads are wide and in good condition, most roads are well maintained and traffic is light. Namibia is traversed by a system of some 4830 kms of tarred roads and 24140 kms of gravel roads. The road system in Namibia is reasonably simple and very well sign posted, making your travels through Namibia a pleasant one!
Namibia is in the West Africa Time, which makes the Namibia time difference one hour ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time, so make sure to set your watch when driving your cheap car hire in Windhoek. Namibia operates Daylight Saving Time.
The official national language of Namibia is English, however, only a small percentage of the population speaks it. Afrikaans and Oshiwambo are the most widely spoken languages. You'll also have the chance to practice your German while exploring this stunning country with your cheap car hire, since it's a language spoken by around 30% of the population.
Electricity in Namibia is 220 V AC and 50Hz. Plugs with three round pins are used, as in South Africa. Adaptors for foreign appliances may be found in Windhoek and Swakopmund. Generators are widely used to supply electricity in country properties.
The currency of Namibia is the Namibian Dollar (NAD). You will find ATM machines in the cities, but not in the more rural areas.
When planning your holiday with a car hire 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 to Namibia. Visit the official tourist Namibia website for holiday ideas.
No travel visa is required if your stay is 90 days or less in Namibia. Take a look at Namibia Tourist Visas to choose the one which befits your holiday needs. The British High Commission is located in Windhoek. For more UK Embassy information in Namibia and other information, visit the website provided.
When booking your car hire reviewing this Namibia travel information will help you with planning your holiday, as well as provide some tips about the arrangements you need to make.