Welcome to Entebbe. Once here, take your time and relax as you enjoy your drive from the airport down to Kampala. This may take about 45 minutes or slightly more with traffic jam. While in Entebbe, you can get around by train, bus, car (special hire taxi) or Passenger taxi (matatu) or motorbike (boda boda).
Planning to travel to Entebbe or visit Uganda? Here is all the information you need to get started with planning your trip to Uganda.
Passport & Visas
Check the passport and visa requirements for the countries you are visiting/ transiting in/on your planned journey – make sure you apply for them well in advance of your date of travel.
Don’t forget your passport and visa on the day of travel.
If you lose your passport or visa please contact the embassy or consulate immediately in the country you are traveling in.
Check the validity of your Passport and Visas.
If you are holding traveling documents of your country please inform us before booking because some airlines don’t allow passengers holding traveling documents to transit in their respective gateways. Passengers holding traveling documents should prefer direct flights in most cases.
Security during traveling
Never leave your luggage unattended at airports, this creates a high security risk.
Put a luggage strap around your case for easy identification and extra security.
Never carry luggage/packages from/to any stranger.
Please make sure you are holding valid items in hand carry.
Weigh your both luggage twice and make sure that is free from any restricted or explosive item.
If you use life saving drugs please take with you. Medicines with high potency should be followed by Registered Medical Receipt.
Check the inoculation and health requirements for all of the countries you are visiting on your journey. Please be aware some vaccinations need to be administered 4-6 weeks before travel.
If you are carrying medicines or medications with you please keep a note of your condition and the medication you require somewhere handy e.g. a piece of paper in side the cover of your passport, where it can be easily found in an emergency.
Ensure you take extra supplies of medication in case you get delayed abroad.
In case of pregnancy more than 26 weeks by time of departure please make sure you have gynecologists advice recommendation with you.
Do not drink too much before boarding the aircraft, as alcohol and cabin pressure cause enhanced dehydration. You are also unable to use the toilets until the aircraft is airborne and at a safe altitude for the seat belt sign to be taken off.
Try to drink plenty of water whilst on the aircraft as this helps to counter dehydration.
Check in flight magazines, for gentle exercises to do whilst on board to stop stiffness and tiredness of joints.
Eat a light meal onboard as easier to digest, avoid excessive carbohydrates and fats.
Check the ticket for Flights details & accuracy as soon as you receive it.
Keep your tickets with your passport and visas and do not forget them on the day you travel.
Please don’t try to amend/alter any thing on the ticket.
In case of date change or first name change please contact us and we will try our best to help you out.
Baggage & Packing
Check with the airline you are traveling with on the stipulated baggage allowances
Ensure that your hand baggage allowance does not exceed the level enforced by the airline you are traveling with.
Pack the night before you travel, to save rushing and being late for your flight.
Try to leave plenty of time for checking in at the airport.
Check Duty Free allowances carefully particularly on EU destinations.