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General Information

The official languages of Eswatini are Swazi, English.

The national currency of Eswatini is Swazi lilangeni South African rand (SZL).

1 SZL equals  .
equals  SZL.

Location

Eswatini

The distance from to Eswatini is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

According to the U.S. Department of State, it should be safe to travel to Eswatini. Exercise normal precautions in Eswatini. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 999 to call the police in Eswatini.

LGBT

Eswatini has a score of -8 in the SPARTACUS Gay Travel Index. Eswatini ranks #159 worldwide.

While colonial-era legislation against sodomy remains on the books, no penalties are specified, and there have been no arrests. The government of Eswatini denounces same-sex relationships and acts as illegal but have not prosecuted any cases. Societal discrimination against LGBTI persons is prevalent, and LGBTI persons generally conceal their sexual orientation and gender identity.

Travel Vaccinations

All travelers to Eswatini should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Eswatini:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Malaria
  • Rabies
  • Yellow Fever
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Eswatini to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Eswatini differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Eswatini, the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type M
Weather

The temperature difference between Eswatini and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

Looks like it's pretty rainy in Eswatini. Don't forget waterproof clothing!

Possible light rain on Thursday through next Sunday.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Sun December 15 62–99°F  /  17–37°C 79% 33%
Mon December 16 60–76°F  /  16–24°C 77% 24%
Tue December 17 61–84°F  /  16–29°C 82% 25%
Wed December 18 60–92°F  /  15–34°C 76% 13%
Thu December 19 67–91°F  /  20–33°C 83% 38%
Fri December 20 66–86°F  /  19–30°C 88% 40%
Sat December 21 69–91°F  /  21–33°C 82% 41%
Sun December 22 70–87°F  /  21–31°C 86% 55%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 04:57 am and sets at 06:45 pm. This equates to 13.8 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Eswatini, it is in . When the sun sets in Eswatini, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Eswatini.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Eswatini.

The minimum driving age is 18.

Left-hand traffic, keep to the left side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

The price of one liter of gasoline is approximately 12.00 SZL in Eswatini.

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

The price for the recommended minimum amount of food per person per day is 66.39 SZL.

The legal drinking age in Eswatini is 18. This is also the minimum age to purchase alcohol.

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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