Eswatini destination information

All you need to know before visiting Eswatini

Eswatini summary

Eswatini is a small country with around 1M Swazi. Official languages are Swazi and English. Swaziland uses metric system (kilograms, centimeters, °C). Time zone is UTC+02:00. Currency used in Eswatini is Lilangeni (SZL).

🎫 Border Rank #️⃣ 108
🗺️ Passport Rank #️⃣ 145

ATMs in Eswatini are Common. Internet speed in Swaziland is on average 1.4 Mbps.

🏙️ Lobamba
🗣️ English Swati
👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 1M ☀️ ~20 °C 🌧 ~67 mm 👍 Developing 🚩 17k km2 (7k mi²)
🎫 Visa Exemption
🗺️ Passport Strength
🏥 Health regulation
🛃 Customs rules
🏛️ Embassies


Socket 🔌

Swaziland uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type M.

Languages 🗣️

  • English
  • Swati


Currency 💱

1 SZL = 0.06 USD

Swaziland uses the Swazi lilangeni (symbol: L), code SZL.Banknotes come in denominations of 200, 100, 50, 20 and 10 emalangeni. Lilangeni is subdivided into 100 cents. Coins come in denominations of 5, 2 and 1 emalangeni and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

ATM 🏧🏦


Automatic teller machines are common in Swaziland. You can usually find them in both large & small cities.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.

Tipping 💁🏽

Card 💳


Mobile Phone 📱

Swaziland uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900.

Roaming 🌐

If you don't want to buy SIM card in Swaziland upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

Emergency Calls 🚨

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Calling ☎️


To call Swaziland, dial +, then 268 (the country code for Swaziland), then the area code and the local number.


For local calls within Swaziland, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .

international: + 268 2 1234567
calling local: 2 1234567

Internet connection

Internet Speed 💯

Internet speed in Swaziland is on average 1.4 Mbps.

Wifi 📡

WiFi coverage in Swaziland is low. It is not as easy to find one.

SIM Card #️⃣

You can buy a SIM card for about 496.85 SZL, which includes 2 GB of data plan. You can choose from 2 telecoms: MTN or Swazi Mobile.


Rules 🚗

Limits 🚦


Temperature 🌡️

Rainfall ☔

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Visa Exemption

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Passport Strength

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Swazi embassies

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