Travel in Lesotho

Time:GMT +2.
Electricity:220 volts AC, 50Hz.
Language:The official languages are English and Sesotho.
Health:A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over one year of age arriving within six days from infected areas. Immunisation against typhoid and Hepatitis is recommended. There is high incidence of HIV/AIDS. Health insurance is recommended.
Tipping:It is customary to tip depending on service.
Customs:Local customs should be respected (including those regarding modesty in dress). Religion plays an important part in daily life. Photography is not permitted for the palace, police establishments, government offices, the airport or monetary authority buildings.
Business:Business hours are generally 8am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday and from 8am to 1pm on Saturdays.
Communications:The international dialling code is +266. Roaming agreements exist with a few international mobile phone companies. Coverage is limited to main urban areas. Few internet cafes are present in Maseru.
Duty Free:400 cigarettes and 50 cigars and 250g of tobacco; 1 litreĀ of spirits and 2 litresĀ of wine (irrespective of age); 50ml of perfume and 250ml of eau de toilette; and gifts up to value of LSL500 may be imported into Lesotho without incurring customs duty.