Travel Information

Barbadian citizens travelling to Rwanda

Citizens of Barbados that are travelling to Rwanda can get a visa on arrival.

What to expect in Rwanda

🤝 friendly locals
inexpensive cost of living
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather

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

MTN

.

💦 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 RWF.

1 BBD = 455.682403 RWF

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $3.00 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa will be provided by Customs and Immigration at the port of entry to citizens of Rwanda

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 30 days past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have been confirmed in Rwanda. Authorities have introduced a number of measures to limit the spread of the virus, including suspending all flights to and from Kigali International Airport from 20 March for an initial period of 30 days. If you wish to return to Australia, we recommend you do so as soon as possible by commercial means. You should contact your airline or tour operator urgently about departure options. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Rwanda.

Statistics

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

Internet Speed (1.42 / 5)
Safety (3.50 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.97 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$40.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$3.00 USD

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Popular Cities in Rwanda

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