Equatorial Guinea travel advice

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

Equatorial Guinea travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Equatorial Guinea 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.

Equatorial Guinea - quick facts
Time difference UK +1 hour
Language(s) Spanish
Currency Central African CFA Franc
Electricity C + E plug (220V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

✝ = requirements for UK travellers.

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Equatorial Guinea weather

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The Equatorial Guinea weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Malabo.

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Equatorial Guinea travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Equatorial Guinea 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 Equatorial Guinea.

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

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Equatorial Guinea travel health

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

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Equatorial Guinea covid live updates

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

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Equatorial Guinea travel features

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Equatorial Guinea FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to Equatorial Guinea due to Covid-19?

Equatorial Guinea 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. Mandatory 2nd test on arrival, 2 days of self isolation and another test on Day 3.

Check out Ministry of Health, Equatorial Guinea for more information.

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

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

What is the time difference between Equatorial Guinea and the UK?

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

What is the main language spoken in Equatorial Guinea?

The main language spoken in Equatorial Guinea is Spanish.

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What is the currency in Equatorial Guinea?

The currency in Equatorial Guinea is the Central African CFA Franc (XAF).

Which plugs are used in Equatorial Guinea?

Equatorial Guinea uses electrical plug type C + E (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Equatorial Guinea?

They drive on the right side of the road in Equatorial Guinea.

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Do you need a visa for Equatorial Guinea?

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

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