What currency is used in Zimbabwe?
The currency employed in Zimbabwe is the Zimbabwean Dollar. However, foreign currency is widely accepted for cash transactions, primarily using US Dollars, with the South African Rand (ZAR) also being recognized.
What time zone is Zimbabwe in?
Zimbabwe adheres to the same time zone as the entirety of Southern Africa, aligning with Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) + 2 hours in the Central Africa Time Zone (CAT).
Can I use my credit cards in Zimbabwe?
Regrettably, credit card facilities are not available in Zimbabwe, including our Wilderness camps. However, debit card transactions are accepted, and payments can be made in cash.
What power sockets are used in Zimbabwe?
Given our commitment to preserving pristine wilderness areas, our camps often generate their own electricity. Camps feature 220V power points, and if you have devices running on 110V, it’s advisable to bring a converter. Carrying universal travel adaptors and extra batteries is also recommended.
What do I pack for a safari in Zimbabwe?
While luggage restrictions may apply, your Travel Designer can offer personalized advice based on your itinerary. Generally, warmer clothing suits cooler months, while lighter attire is suitable for summer. It’s wise to avoid bright colors and white clothing.
What is Great Zimbabwe?
Great Zimbabwe stands as a medieval African city with a distinctive circular wall and tower. Integral to a prosperous African trading empire from the 11th to 15th centuries, it held sway over significant portions of the East African coast. The ruins have yielded a diverse array of artifacts, including pottery from China and Persia, along with Arab coins. An enriching addition to your Zimbabwean journey.