Answers to common questions about traveling and spending holidays in Mozambique
LAM (Linhas Aéreas de Moçambique) or Mozambique Airlines is the national airline and provides daily flights between Johannesburg (South Africa) and Maputo (Mozambique) as well as domestic flights connecting Maputo to Inhambane and Vilanculos and regional flights from Nairobi in Kenya or Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania to Pemba.
South African Airways also provide flights from South Africa to Mozambique, from international airports in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.
Mozambique enjoys warm weather all year round with the cooler, dry season running from April to October/November. The weather is most temperate during this period with daytime maximums reaching around 24 to 27 degrees Celsius. November to March marks the rainy season. It is more humid and temperatures range from 27 to 31 degrees Celsius on the coast.
Mozambique has a tropical climate with two seasons, a wet season from October to March and a dry season from April to September. Climatic conditions, however, vary depending on altitude.
The official currency of Mozambique is the Metical, with one US dollar being equivalent to approximately 30 Meticals. The US dollar, the South African rand and the Euro are widely accepted in business transactions.