Travel Information

French citizens travelling to Zambia

Citizens of French Southern and Antarctic Lands that are travelling to Zambia can get a visa on arrival.

What to expect in Zambia

🤝 friendly locals
🐌 Below average wifi
⛅ warm weather
inexpensive cost of living
historial sites
growing city
commerce center

Flights and Prices

Flight prices to Zambia from French Southern and Antarctic Lands usually are around 526.00 EUR. British Airways is a common carrier airline.

International and domestic airlines

Common international airlines are

Emirates, and KLM

. Popular domestic airlines are

Emirates, and KLM

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

Zamtel, and 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 ZMW.

1 EUR = 14.440245 ZMW

To put that in perspective, the average dinner will cost you roughly $2.43 USD.

Visa Status

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

Notes and Passport Validity

Ensure that your passport is valid for 90 days past your travel date.

Also eligible for a universal visa allowing access to Zimbabwe.:

Safety and Security

Do not travel.

Zambia has confirmed cases of COVID-19. Screening measures are in place for arrivals at all entry points. If you wish to return to Australia, do so as soon as possible while commercial options are available. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Zambia.


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

Internet Speed (1.49 / 5)
Safety (3.26 / 5)
Cost of Living (4.82 / 5)
Average Hotel Cost

$61.50 USD / night

Average Dinners

$2.43 USD

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