Information & Facts
Car rental is available at the airport (Avis and Imperial).
Taxis are available into Manzini.
Facilities include wireless Internet, bureau de change and a
The official languages are Siswati and
The official currency is the Lilangeni (SZL), plural Emalangeni,
which is equal to 100 cents. The South African Rand is also
accepted as legal tender (notes only) and is pegged to the
Lilangeni (L1=R1). Visitors should exchange any Emalangeni they
have left back into their own currency before leaving the country.
Travellers cheques are widely accepted and are best taken in US
Dollars, Euros or Pounds Sterling, to avoid high commission.
American Express, Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted. Banks
are generally open Monday to Friday, and some banks are open on
Saturdays. Visa ATM machines are available in the main towns.
Local time is GMT +2.