Information & Facts
Avis and Imperial are represented at the airport.
Hotel minibuses and taxis provide transport to the city
There is one terminal building which offers a Barclays Bank
bureaux de change, bar and restaurant, and duty-free shop for
flights outside of the Common Customs Union (South Africa, Lesotho,
English is the official language but Setswana is widely
The unit of currency is the Botswana Pula (BWP), which is
divided into 100 Thebe. The word 'Pula' means rain and 'Thebe'
means shield. The shield appears on the national coat of arms.
Major credit cards are widely accepted, and travellers cheques and
foreign currency are accepted at most large hotels and lodges.
There are banks and exchange bureaux in all the main towns, as well
as ATM machines. Surcharges are often high on travellers cheques,
and it is best to carry cheques in US Dollars or Pounds