The national currency in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar which is linked to and equals in value to the South African Rand which is also a legal tender in Namibia. The Namibian dollar has denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 dollar notes, 5 and 1 dollar coins and 50, 10 and 5 cent coins.

Although the import of foreign currency into Namibia is unlimited, all foreign currency must be declared at the point of entry. Major credit cards are widely accepted throughout Namibia.


Getting Here

Main airlines coming in to  Namibia are Air Namibia, Qatar Airways, South African Airways, Condor and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines.

Air Namibia and South African Airways have daily flight from  Windhoek to Cape Town and Johannesburg.

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Getting Around

Domestic flights are available from Windhoek (Hosea Kutako International Airport and Eros Airport) and Walvis Bay Airport. In addition there are small airports in Keetmanshoop, Katima Mulilo, Rundu and Ondangwa.

Namibian roads are well maintained and car hire is readily available throughout the country. Coaches and busses run to and from the major cities within Namibia, Rail transport is also available with a luxury overnight coach from inland to the coast at a low speed.