COVID-19 Protocols & Entry Requirements
International Travel Status
Open - Zimbabwe's reopened its borders to International guests on 1 October 2020
Access into Zimbabwe
Entry into the country is through Victoria Falls International Airport & Harare International Airport.
Land borders are open to vaccinated guests with a vaccination certificate and the relevant negative PCR test.
- On arrival guests need to present a valid fully vaccinated certificate. (Fully vaccinated means you have taken both doses of a double-dose vaccine or a single-dose vaccine approved by the World Health Organization). Guests that are partially or not vaccinated need to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate in English, obtained within 48 hours from time of arrival in Zambia (no electronic copies will be accepted).
- Children under 12 years are exempt from producing a vaccination certificate and / or a negative PCR Test.
- Guests will be required to complete a COVID-19 contact-tracing document and health questionnaire on arrival.
- Guests will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms and need to adhere to COVID-19 prevention measures that include wearing a mask and practicing social distancing of 1.5 meters (4.9 feet).
THE BELOW INFORMATION PERTAINS TO GUESTS TRAVELING WITH ABERCROMBIE & KENT – SOUTHERN AFRICA. WE ARE NOT IN A POSITION TO OFFER ANY CONSULTATION OR GIVE ADVICE TO EXTERNAL PARTIES REGARDING COVID-19 TESTING WITHOUT HAVING BEEN PART OF BOOKING PROCESS.
- Victoria Falls
There are PCR and Rapid Diagnostic testing facilities available at the Lancet Laboratory and Victoria Health Bridge Clinic. We can make an appointment and arrange transfers to and from the hospital.
The service is available 24 hours at Victoria Health Bridge Clinic and Monday to Thursday 08:00 to 16:00 and Friday 08:00 to 14:00 at Lancet Laboratory. Subject to availability.
Test results are available within 24 hours and we will arrange to collect the test results and hand them over to the guests at their hotel, lodge or camp.
Approximate cost: PCR Testing: $170 per person (including transfer to and from the clinic) and is payable on the ground. Rapid Diagnostic testing: $115 per person (including transfer to and from the clinic) and is payable on the ground.
- Victoria Falls Lodges
We can arrange for a qualified practitioner to visit the lodge guests are staying at (selected lodges and camps) to conduct a PCR test.
The service is available Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00, Saturday 08:00 to 12:00 (Closed on Sunday).
Test results are available within 24 hours and will be emailed to the guest.
Approximate cost: US$120 per person and is payable on the ground or at the lodge on check-out.
We are merely acting as a facilitator in order to assist Guests who require a COVID-19 test. Guests are solely liable for settling all COVID-19 related fees and costs which are paid for on the ground at the time of testing. All testing is carried out by third parties with no association or affiliation to us and we are not liable or responsible for any issues, delays or problems encountered during the testing process or the performance or non-performance of the testing facilities.
Please note: The above information has been researched with the utmost care. However, we can provide no guarantee of accuracy and the information and detail change regularly. Please always check travel restrictions both in your home country and the destination you are travelling to before you book and before travel.