Travel Information

Barbadian citizens travelling to Uganda

Citizens of Barbados that are travelling to Uganda can travel without a visa.

What to expect in Uganda

🤝 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

Tecno Mobile Uganda


💦 Can I drink tap water?

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

🚕What do I use to get around?

Popular ride-hailing services include


Exchange Rates

The primary currency is UGX.

1 BBD = 1827.608386 UGX

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.18 USD.

Visa Status

A Visa is not required for citizens of Uganda. Tourists are able to visit without a visa for a certain amount of time.

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 3 months past your travel date.

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

We now advise all to reconsider any non-essential overseas travel at this time, due to the health risks from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the significant disruptions to global travel. This includes to Uganda. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Uganda.


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

Internet Speed (1.43 / 5)
Safety (2.00 / 5)
Cost of Living (5.00 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$36.00 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.18 USD

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