Wildlife and livestock on roads are a hazard, particularly at night. See Road travel.

Carry some form of identification with you at all times. A photocopy of your passport is sufficient.

Attacks on tourists are rare, but you should take sensible precautions to protect yourself from petty and violent crime. See Crime.

Around 19,000 British nationals visit Botswana every year. Most visits are trouble free.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Take out travel and medical insurance before travelling.

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