FCO Travel Advice for - Botswana

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  • 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.

  • Around 19,000 British nationals visit Botswana every year. Most visits are trouble free. See Consular assistance statistics.

  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Take out travel and medical insurance before travelling.
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