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By No owner — last modified Sep 18, 2013 01:17 PM

 Mozambique - General Info

Time Zone

UTC +2

Electrical Supply

Voltage: 220 V

Frequency: 50 Hz

Money

Metical (meticais) of 100 centavos. The import and export of local currency is forbidden. Foreign currency must be declared on arrival. These currency regulations are strictly enforced.

The new Metical(MZN) replaced the old Metical (MZM) on 1 July 2006.

US Dollars or South African Rand are useful. Credit cards can only be used in some places in the capital. Travellers cheques are difficult and expensive to change.

There are ATMs in the towns.

Communications

International dialing code for Mozambique is +258

Mobile phone services are available.Low-cost Mozambique cell phone service. rangeRoamer provides short-term cell phone service for international travelers. Buy, Rent, or use your own cell phone.

There are Internet cafes in Maputo and other cities.

Diplomatic Missions

Emergencies

Police - Dial 119
Ambulance - Dial 117

Publications

IMRAY AND ADLARD COLES PILOT BOOKS are available at a discounted price for Noonsite.com users via World Cruising Club

Indian Ocean Cruising Guide
By Rod Heikell
Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd (June 8, 1999)
ISBN-13: 978-0852882955
General cruising guide covering the routes from Europe to Australia and points in between, Indian Ocean Cruising Guide covers all the usual points of interest for cruising yachtsmen, from history to climate, weather patterns, formalities, route planning and so on. The general sections are followed by a country-by-country round up in which key ports are described in detail with the aid of harbour plans and photographs. Contains a lot of additional information on Malaysia and Thailand, the Seychelles and Chagos archipelago.

East Africa Pilot
By Delwyn McPhun
Publisher: Imray,Laurie,Norie & Wilson Ltd (December 1996)
ISBN-13: 978-0852882511

Cruising the Islands and Atolls in the Mozambique Channel
By Tony Herrick
Available from www.cruisingconnections.co.za/books.htm

Mozambique Tourism

SY Two Oceans
www.catamarantwooceans.wordpress.com

Visited Mozambique in 2013 and have some good details on their blog.

Update History

October 2013: Clearance/Immigration/Customs formalities checked.

Noonsite welcomes information and updates especially regarding clearance, customs and immigration procedures from cruisers visiting this country.
Please E-mail noonsite with any new information, updates or corrections. Even just a short email confirming that the current data is accurate would be most helpful.

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