Current travel advisories for Botswana

Last Update: Wednesday, 11. December 2019 at 07:22

Travelling Botswana is (relatively) safe.

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Travel warnings for this region [to world map].

Current situation : 1.3 / 5

Botswana is a country in Africa (Southern Africa) with around 2 million citizens and a land mass of 600,370 km². We detected travel advisories from 3 sources for this country.

Bordering countries: 2.4 / 5

Botswana shares land borders with 3 neighbouring states. For this country, the Danger Index is 2.4 (average value for all countries). All countries habe been reported as somehow dangerous: South Africa (2.7), Zimbabwe with (2.6) and Namibia with (1.8 of 5). See danger map of the region.


Single advisories / travel warnings

Canadian government

https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/botswana

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:

Danger level: 0

Exercise normal security precautions.

US American government

http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/botswana-travel-advisory.html

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Exercise normal precautions in Botswana.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Danger level: 1

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Irish government

https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/botswana/

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Normal precautions

Danger level: 1

Normal precautions.

Finnish government

https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/BW

National warning: This advisory covers the whole country.

Brief summary:
Iaktta normal försiktighet - Det politiska läget i Botswana är lugnt. Allmänna säkerhetsläget är relativt gott men brottsligheten ökar. Undvik att röra dig ensam eller ute då det är mörkt. Normal vaksamhet på sin plats.

Danger level: 2

Travel is usually safe. .

If there is more than one advisory/message of a single government for a given country, it indicates regional differences in means of security for your personal health and well-being. Single messages can indicate specific regions to be safer or less safe as mentioned in the main advisory. In these cases it's advisable to consult your own governments information.


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Country information

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Basic facts

Citizens
around 2 million
Covering landmass
600,370 km²
Electricity
220V - 50Hz
Currency
Pula (BWP)
ISO 2-Letter Code
BW
Phone prefix
+267
Top Level Domain
.bw
Mobile frequencies (MHz)
900

Airports in Botswana (extern)

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Note of the displayed travel advisories
These trabel advisories are automatically gathered. We use the RSS Feeds of the corresponding authorities of the single countries. In some cases, we analyse the website itself. Since the information originates from different countries and different countries have different understanding of danger and danger levels. Thus, the information displayed is an automized and normalized representation with no right to completeness and correctness. If a country is not shown, it doesn't necessarily mean it's safe. The information shown if a first indicator.