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Gabon travel advice
Explore our complete guide to Gabon with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Gabon.
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Gabon travel guide - essential info
Below is a beginner's guide to Gabon 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.
|Gabon - quick facts
|UK +1 hour
|Central African CFA Franc
|C + E plug (220V)
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Gabon tourist information
✝ = requirements for UK travellers.
Recommended for Gabon
|Maximum daytime temperature °C
|Hours of sunshine (daily)
|Days with some rainfall
|Sea temperature °C
The Gabon weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Libreville.
Gabon travel advice
Check the latest travel advice on visiting Gabon from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.
- UK traveller advice for Gabon - UK FCDO
- Irish traveller advice for Gabon - Department of Foreign Affairs, Ireland
- Canadian travel advice for Gabon - Government of Canada
- US travel advisories for Gabon - US Department of State
- Safe travel advisories for Gabon - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand
- Smarter traveller advice for Gabon - Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia
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 Gabon.
Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
FCDO travel advice
Gabon travel health
Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Gabon with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.
- Vaccines & medicines for Gabon - CDC
- Health & vaccinations for Gabon - TravelHealthPro, NaTHNac
- How to stay safe & healthy in Gabon - Fit for Travel, Public Health Scotland
Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Gabon, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.
Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Gabon covid live updates
Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Gabon with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.
- Travellers' health for Gabon - Ministry of Health, Gabon
- Coronavirus timeline in Gabon - Our World in Data
Gabon travel features
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Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Gabon including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.
Are there entry restrictions to Gabon due to Covid-19?
Gabon is open for tourism from the UK. There are no special entry requirements for Gabon.
Check out Ministry of Health, Gabon for more information.
Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Gabon?
You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Gabon. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.
What is the time difference between Gabon and the UK?
The time difference between Gabon and the UK is UK time+1 hour.
What is the main language spoken in Gabon?
What is the currency in Gabon?
The currency in Gabon is the Central African CFA Franc (XAF).
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Which plugs are used in Gabon?
Gabon uses electrical plug type C + E (220 Volts).
Which side of the road do they drive on in Gabon?
They drive on the right side of the road in Gabon.
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Do you need a visa for Gabon?
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