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Foreign travel advice

Botswana

Summary

Around 42,000 British nationals visit Botswana every year. Most visits are trouble free.

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.

There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

Take out travel and medical insurance before travelling.

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