Money & Spending
Zambia�s unit of currency is the Zambian Kwacha although US Dollars are widely accepted. Zambia hostels do not yet take credit cards.
Tipping in Zambia is entirely at your discretion but as a guideline we recommend 10%.
Average summer temperatures: 17�C to 31�C Average winter temperatures: 9�C to 23�C Rainy season: November to April
Flights & Getting to Zambia
Kenneth Kaunda International Airport: located 14km from Lusaka, Zambia’s major gateway is served by several direct flights but many travellers arrive via Johannesburg. Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport (Livingstone): half an hour�s drive from the falls, visitors to the Zambian side of Victoria Falls arrive via Lusaka, Johannesburg or Nelspruit.
Visa & Passport Requirements
All visitors to Zambia need to be in possession of a passport valid for at least six months from their date of departure. Citizens of South Africa and Zimbabwe can obtain Zambian visas upon arrival for free; for all other nationalities, tourist visas are available at all major borders, airports and sea ports.