Madagascar

Entry virtually impossible or very difficult. Test required.
Quarantine is not required. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Madagascar?

0 New COVID cases in Madagascar
0 New COVID deaths in Madagascar
1.9% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on December 8, 2021

Data last reviewed on: 22 October 2021

Basic facts about Madagascar

Madagascar is a large country located in Eastern Africa. The capital of Madagascar is Antananarivo and the most spoken language is French. The national currency in Madagascar is Malagasy ariary (MGA).

What taxi apps are available in Madagascar?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Madagascar. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

Malagasy ariary (MGA)Official currency
1 EUR~4481.7 MGA
1 USD~3970 MGA

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks: Wise.com, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What socket types are used in Madagascar?

There are 5 common plug types used in Madagascar:

Type C 127 V, 220 V, 50 Hz  Type D 127 V, 220 V, 50 Hz  Type E 127 V, 220 V, 50 Hz  Type J 127 V, 220 V, 50 Hz  Type K 127 V, 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Madagascar?

What are visa requirements to enter Madagascar?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Madagascar.

Data last reviewed on: 22 October 2021

Is it safe in Madagascar?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On November 8, 2021, the risk level for Madagascar was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in Madagascar

117 Police
118 Ambulance
118 Fire police
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