Angola travel advice

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

Angola travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Angola 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.

Angola - quick facts
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Portuguese
Currency Angolan Kwanza
Electricity C + F plug (220V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit Angola?

Considering a holiday to the Angola? 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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Angola weather

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Angola travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Angola 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 Angola.

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

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Angola travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Angola 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 Angola, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Angola covid live updates

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

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Angola travel features

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Angola FAQs

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

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

Angola is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Negative PCR test results and proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK.

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

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

What is the time difference between Angola and the UK?

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

What is the main language spoken in Angola?

The main language spoken in Angola is Portuguese.

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What is the currency in Angola?

The currency in Angola is the Angolan Kwanza (AOA).

Which plugs are used in Angola?

Angola uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

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

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

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Do you need a visa for Angola?

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

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