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Arriving at awkward hour

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Ezulwini, Swaziland
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Arriving at awkward hour

Hi guys

We will be arriving in Dar at 1:30am. Will we still be able to get a visa at this time of morning? Will there be taxi's to take us to the nearest hotel to the port? If so, which is the nearest hotel to the port. Obviously we don't want to pay a fortune as we will only be sleeping for a couple of hours. We will be catching a ferry across to Zanzibar the next morning. Can anyone tell me what the best options would be in this case.

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1. Re: Arriving at awkward hour

You might want to consider staying at the Transit Motel which is very close to the airport and getting up early in the morning and catching a taxi to the ferry port. The cost at that hotel is very low (google them and you'll find them and you can book online).

I am assuming that you are arriving on the KLM flight at that time of the night. They will have a visa officer available for all international inbound flights so you can get your visa when you arrive. There are also taxis there at the airport all the time.

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2. Re: Arriving at awkward hour


Thank you so much Karl. I have read many of your posts and have found them to be very informative.

Thanks a million.


Charmaine Mengel

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3. Re: Arriving at awkward hour

You will get Visa at night.

Also will get taxis at night.

Rainbow hotel is the nearest to the seaport ferry and almost 5 min walking.

The cost of rainbow Hotel is between Usd 70- Usd 90 for double room BB Basis

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