Malawi : Factfile
GMT + 2 hours
English is the official language but there are also numerous ethnic languages and dialects
Malawian Kwacha but US Dollar is widely accepted
There are no direct flights to Malawi British Airways, South African Airways, Kenya Airways go via Nairobi or Johannesburg
Flight time from UK
Approximately 14 hours
UK, Australian, Canadian, some (but not all) EU and USA passport holders do not require a visa to enter Malawi.
There are certain recommended inoculations when travelling to Malawi. You should seek advice regarding inoculations and health precautions from your GP or travel clinic as soon as your departure date is known.
The MASTA (Medical Advisory Services for Travellers Abroad) website www.masta.org (09068 224100) will give you up-to-date advice, as well as the location of your nearest Travel Clinic. Another good website to visit for travel health advice is the NHS website www.fitfortravel.scot.nhs.uk.