Namibia : Factfile
GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from the first Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April)
English is the official language but Afrikaans and German are widely spoken
Namibian Dollar but South African Rands are widely accepted
Air Namibia or British Airways, South African, Virgin Atlantic go via South Africa
Flight time from UK
Approximately 10 hours
UK, Australian, Canadian, EU and USA passport holders do not require a visa to enter Namibia.
For further information contact the Namibian Embassy:
Tel: 020 7636 6244
There are certain recommended inoculations when travelling to Namibia. 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.