Travel Information

French citizens travelling to Congo

Citizens of French Southern and Antarctic Lands that are travelling to Congo need a stamped visa in their passport prior to arriving.

What to expect in Congo

👯‍♂️ good for parties
🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Congo from French Southern and Antarctic Lands usually are around 674.00 EUR. Kenya Airways is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Air France

. Popular domestic airlines are

Congo Airways

Common Tourist Questions

🥘 Do I need to tip?

No, you are not expected to tip at restaurants and other service businesses.

💰 Should I carry cash?

No, you don't have to carry cash with you. Credit cards are generally accepted. This may not be the case in smaller cities so you should double-check when you land.

☎️ Where do I get a SIM card from?

Some popular telecom companies are



💦 Can I drink tap water?

No, you cannot drink tap water. Bottled water is recommended.

🚕What do I use to get around?

We currently don't have information on ride-sharing services. Local taxis may be the best option. Check with local authorities upon landing.

Exchange Rates

The primary currency is XAF.

1 EUR = 654.121606 XAF

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $0.04 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa needs to be provided by the country prior to travelling.

Notes and Passport Validity

There are no special notes about passport validity at this time. In general, it is good to ensure that your passport is valid 3 months after your trip ends.

Visa not required if Passengers with a V.I.P invitation letter.:


These values are calculated by computing the average scores that we have available to us across all cities in Congo. In some cases, they may not be completely accurate.

Internet Speed (1.14 / 5)
Safety (2.00 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.83 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$58.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$0.04 USD

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