Lebanon travel advice

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

Lebanon travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to the Lebanon 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.

Lebanon - quick facts
Time difference UK +2 hours
Language(s) Arabic, French
Currency Lebanese Pound
Electricity C + D + G plug (230V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

Why visit the Lebanon?

Considering a holiday to the the Lebanon? 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.

  • Culture vultures
  • Nature lovers - nature & wildlife
  • Night owls - nightlife

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Lebanon weather

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Lebanon travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting the Lebanon 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 the Lebanon.

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

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Lebanon travel health

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

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Lebanon covid live updates

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

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Lebanon travel features

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Lebanon FAQs

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

Are there entry restrictions to the Lebanon due to Covid-19?

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

Check out Ministry of Public Health, Republic of Lebanon for more information.

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

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

What is the time difference between the Lebanon and the UK?

The time difference between the Lebanon and the UK is UK time+2 hours.

What is the main language spoken in the Lebanon?

The main languages spoken in the Lebanon are Arabic and French.

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What is the currency in the Lebanon?

The currency in the Lebanon is the Lebanese Pound (LBP).

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Which plugs are used in the Lebanon?

Lebanon uses electrical plug type C + D + G (230 Volts).

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

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

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Do you need a visa for the Lebanon?

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

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