Zimbabwe international travel guide

Landscape view of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡Ό

Zimbabwe is part of Africa with main city at Harare. It's usually 🌀️ 24.82 °C in Zimbabwe with a rainfall of 🌧 73.45 mm. Internet speed in Zimbabwe is on average 4.0 Mbps. In Zimbabwe you drive on the left side. Its Developing country with a population of 14M people. The main currency is Zimbabwe Dollar. The languages spoken are Shona, Northern Ndebele and English. Automatic teller machines are rare in Zimbabwe. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
πŸ‘ Developing Β  🌀️ ~24.82 Β°C Β  🌧 ~73.45 mmΒ  πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦ 14M people

Advice

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety

Do not travel

Zimbabwe is currently in lockdown. During this time you're required to stay at home except for essential movement to seek health services, purchase food and for critical services, and for businesses in the formal commercial and industrial sector. Face masks must be worn in public. If you’re an Australian visitor in Zimbabwe and wish to leave, do so now while commercial options are still available. If you’re an Australian in Zimbabwe on a long-term basis, consider whether you have access to the support mechanisms you may need in coming months. If in doubt, you should consider returning to Australia. The Australian Government has no plans to evacuate you. Flight options to Australia are very limited and may reduce further. The Australian Embassy building in Harare will be closed to the public due to the lockdown but will continue to provide limited services. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Zimbabwe.

issued date: May 5, 2020

Weather

🌀️ Temperature

🌧 Rainfall

General

πŸ”Œ Sockets

Zimbabwe uses 240V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type D and Type G.

🌐 Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are Shona, Northern Ndebele and English

Money

πŸ’± Currencies Used

Zimbabwe uses the United States dollar (symbol: $), code USD.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 dollars. Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 1 dollar and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 cents.

🏧 ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Zimbabwe. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM β€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Calling

πŸ“‘ Internet

Internet speed in Zimbabwe is on average 4.0 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Zimbabwe is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

πŸ“± Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about $45.00, which includes 1 GB of data plan. You can choose from 3 telecoms: Econet, NetOne or Telecel. Zimbabwe uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Zimbabwe upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

πŸ“ž Calling

To call Zimbabwe, dial +, then 263 (the country code for Zimbabwe), then the area code (without the initial 0) and the local number. For local calls within Zimbabwe, start with the area code (with the initial 0). In the case above area code is 13 .

Driving

πŸ›£οΈ Road rules

In Zimbabwe you drive on the left side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 60 km/h (37 mph) in all built-up areas, 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways, 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on motorways and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on expressways.

πŸ†˜ Emergency

Police

199

Ambulance

192

Fire department

191

Useful Information
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Last updated: November 9, 2020

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