Getting To Liberia

Several international airlines, including British Airways, Royal Air Maroc and Delta Airlines, operate regularly scheduled flights from Liberia to major cities in North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Visas

Visas are required by most non-residents except ECOWAS nationals. Liberia Missions and Embassies abroad will assist in issuing individual as well as group visas.

Packing The Right Clothing

Since the climate is warm and tropical be sure to pack light washable cotton clothing and casual wear. Do not forget your sunglasses and comfortable walking shoes. There are no restrictions on what men and women may wear.

Health Requirements

Yellow fever vaccination required by all except infants under one year. Please do not forget to bring your health Certificate which shows that you have a yellow fever vaccination.

Currency

Liberia’s currency is the LD which comes in denominations of 100 LD, 50 LD, 20 LD, 10 LD and 5 LD. The United State Dollar is widely used in Liberia and other Foreign currency can be freely exchanged at any Forex Bureaux in the country.

Business Hours

General – 8.00am – 12.00pm ; 13.00pm – 17.00pm
Banks – 8.00am – 12.00pm ; 13.00pm – 16.00pm

Tipping

Tipping is permitted in hotels, restaurants, etc. It is rarely added to the bill. Whenever it is not added the quality of service should dictate your generousity to the waiter, taxi driver, porter, tour guide, etc.

Electricity

For Liberia there are two associated plug types, types A and B. Plug type A is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. Liberia operates on a 120V supply voltage and 60Hz.

Drinking Water

Safe but it is advisable for visitors to use bottled drinking water which is available for sale in hotels and supermarkets.
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