When travelling in Mozambique, or anywhere in the world for that matter, one can never be too careful as safety is always important when travelling to a foreign country. Below are a few safety tips for Mozambique travel which one should keep in mind.
Driving in Mozambique
If you are driving around Mozambique, it is important to remember to always lock all of your car doors while in the car, as well as after you leave your vehicle. You should avoid driving at night as there is an increased risk of crime and fatal crashes and pedestrian accidents are common after daylight. There are also many potholes on the road, so be weary of these.
Finally, always wear your safety belt and never drink and drive!
Keeping valuables safe
When travelling in Mozambique, make sure that you keep all of your valuables in a safe place when you leave the premises you are staying at, and also when you are site seeing and touring, make sure to keep the valuables you are carrying close by.
Even though the crime rate in Mozambique is not high, it’s still important to be cautious with your valuables!
Obey the rules
Look out for any rules, such as signs . Driving on the beach is not permitted at all in Mozambique. Some areas in Mozambique are very protected so taking photos is not allowed. You also need to watch out for con artists and always say no to drugs! Nobody wants to spend their holiday in jail.
Swimming in Mozambique:
As fun as it is to swim in the ocean, you need to always be careful and keep an eye on your children when they are bathing. Also, if you are a first time diver, it is advisable to go with someone who is experienced and can assist you.
Overall, Mozambique is one of the top tourist destinations in the world so you are guaranteed to have a fantastic, memorable time. However, you still need to stick to the rules and obey all signs to avoid the obvious inconveniences when breaking the law.
In order to make the most of your trip, you should do activities that you enjoy, while always respecting the locals and their community.
Have fun and stay safe!
Don’t hesitate to contact Mozambique Tourism for more information on how you can book your Mozambican holiday of a lifetime!