Algeria travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Algeria with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Algeria.

Algeria travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Algeria with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Algeria - quick facts
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Arabic, French
Currency Algerian Dinar
Electricity C + F plug (230V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Algeria?

Considering a holiday to the Algeria? Here are some of the very good reasons it makes such a wonderful holiday destination be it for culture or nature to ensure you get the most out of your 2024/2025 escape.

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Algeria weather

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The Algeria weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Algiers.

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Algeria travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Algeria from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Algeria.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Algeria travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Algeria with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Algeria, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Algeria covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Algeria with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Algeria travel features

Do you want to learn more about Algeria? Read our latest features covering travel tips and insider destination guides on where to go and what to do in Algeria.

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Algeria FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Algeria including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Algeria due to Covid-19?

Algeria is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Algeria.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Algeria?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Algeria. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Algeria and the UK?

The time difference between Algeria and the UK is UK time+1 hour.

What is the main language spoken in Algeria?

The main languages spoken in Algeria are Arabic and French.

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What is the currency in Algeria?

The currency in Algeria is the Algerian Dinar (DZD).

Which plugs are used in Algeria?

Algeria uses electrical plug type C + F (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Algeria?

They drive on the right side of the road in Algeria.

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Do you need a visa for Algeria?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Algeria.

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