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Essential information

At a glance

‘Hello’ in:
‘salaam aleikum ’
(asalam-u-alay-koom)
Arabic
Plug type g
Electricity
230V/50hz
Nov-Apr
Best time to go
Dry

Money and costs

Currency
Lari (GMD)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated September 19, 2018 5:30AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
D1500
  • Room in a budget guesthouse: D800
  • Sandwich or shwarma (kebab): D200
  • Soft drink: D80
  • Local bus ride: D20
Midrange
D1500-3500
  • B&B room near the beach: D1600
  • Lunch at an oceanfront restaurant: D450
  • Bottle of beer: D100
  • Short shared taxi ride: D100
Top end (more than)
D3500
  • Boutique hotel room: D3600
  • Dinner for two at a high-end restaurant: D1800
  • Glass of wine: D120
  • Three-hour river cruise: D2600

Visas

Visas are not needed for nationals of the UK, Germany, Italy, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Scandinavian and Ecowas countries for stays of up to 90 days.

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When to go and weather

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GMB

Getting to The Gambia

Flights to The Gambia

The best price found from United States to The Gambia is on October 6th, 2018, travelling with WOW air. See more options, compare prices and book: search flights.

BWI
Baltimore Washington International
from $667.00
BJL
Banjul

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