European, australian, american nationals are exempt from visa requirements for Botswana and Namibia. In order to visit Zambia or Zimbabwe it is necessary to obtain a visa, which is available on the spot at the border posts, and payable in US dollars. Please note that your passport needs to be valid for more than 6 [...]
Water is suitable for drinking in all the towns in Botswana although the taste is not always the best! When visiting the national parks and game reserves, please equip yourself with a sufficient number of 5l bottles of mineral water for your daily needs. Be aware that the water in the Kalahari and the Kgalagadi [...]
There are 2 different types of plugs, both in common use; it is therefore advisable to bring 2 corresponding adaptors (voltage: 220-240 volts AC, 50Hz). South African type: Round 3-pin plugs British type: Square 3-pin plugs
Botswana is a peaceful, stable and democratic country with a low crime rate. Just as in any country in the world, it makes sense to be vigilant as usual in town and make sure that your vehicle is locked when parked.
Petrol costs between 8 and 9 BWP a litre in Botswana, that is roughly 0.75 euros /litre.