Summer: GMT+2 hours from the first Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April. Winter: GMT+1 hour from the first Sunday in April to the first Sunday in September.
220 volts AC, 50hz. Plug outlets are of the round three-pin type
Commonly from October to April
There are Internet cafes throughout the country, and most hotels and lodges have internet facilities/wifi. Mobile Internet services are available from MTC and Telecom Namibia.
15% VAT is payable on goods and services. Visitors may reclaim VAT on purchases exceeding N$250 (US$19) at all main ports of exit, provided that all cash receipts have been kept.
Airports & Airfields
Namibia's main airport is Hosea Kutako International Airport, approximately 45 kilometres (28 miles) east of Windhoek. Other airports are at Eros (Windhoek), Katima Mulilo, Rundu, Ondangwa, Walvis Bay, Luderitz, Keetmanshoop and Oranjemund.
There are landing strips at most lodges and towns, with over 300 known airfields in the country.
Official currency is the Namibian Dollar (N$), but South African Rand can also be used 1:1. American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa and most other credit/debit cards are accepted methods of payment. ATMs are widely available in towns. It is advised to pay cash when visiting smaller towns or settlements.
Euros, British Pounds, US Dollars and other major currencies can be exchanged locally or in advance of departure. Exchange facilities are available at various bureau de changes and banks.