Travel advice for Zimbabwe.

Here you will find important tips and useful information for Zimbabwe.

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in euro (EUR)

    Local currency / ISO Code

    US Dollar USD

    Currency exchange rate

    USD 1 = ~ CHF 0.99 ; CHF 1 = ~ USD 1.01 (07/2020)

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    Security

    • Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.

    • It is not advised to travel to rural areas without a person who knows the place.

    • Observe elementary safety precautions.

    • Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.

    • Relatively high crime rate, especially in the cities.

    • Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.

    • Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.

    • Avoid nighttime driving.

    Special legal regulations

    Photographing persons wearing an uniform, military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.

    Time difference with Switzerland

    + 1 h; +/- 0 h during our summer time

    National language

    Official language

    English

    Capital

    Harare

    Country code for calling Switzerland

    110 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)

    Voltage

    220/240 volt / adapter required

    Travel documents for Swiss citizens

    Passport still valid 6 months or more with visa (issued upon arrival), return or onward travel ticket as well as proof of sufficient funds.

    Swiss Embassy / Consulate

    Harare, Lanark Road 9, Belgravia
    Tel. +263 4 703 997 / +263 4 703 998 / +263 4 703 827

    Opening hours

    Banks

    8.00 - 15.00 h (Mon, Tue, Thu and Fri)
    8.00 - 13.00 h (Wed)
    8.00 - 11.00 h (Sat)

    Stores

    8.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
    8.00 - 12.00/13.00 h (Sat)

    Driving
    • Left-hand driving.

    • International driver's license required.

    • Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).

    • Blood alcohol limit: 0.8 ‰.

    Health situation
    • Do not drink tap water.

    • Mosquito protection advised.

    • Year-round risk of malaria in areas below 1200 m, especially in the Zambesi valley and at the Victoria falls.

    • Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.

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