Information about Madagascar
Population: 20.653.556 inhab. (2010)
Capital: Antananarivo 1.4 millons inhab. (2016)
Official Languages: French and Malagasy
The flag carrier of Madagascar is Air Madagascar
Main cities: Antananarivo, Toamasina, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Madagascar in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Madagascar, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Madagascar - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Ariary (MGA)
Time Zone: (GMT+3)
International travel to Madagascar is allowed, but limited flights are available. You need to meet the requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
A private transportation, arranged by the hotel, must be taken to the quarantine hotel.
Self-isolation in an approved hotel is required for 1 to 2 days until the result is confirmed negative. If a positive test result is confirmed, travelers will be required to undergo self-isolation for 14 days. A follow-up form must be submitted after completing the self-isolation period.
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be presented prior to boarding.
A PCR test will be administered to all travelers on arrival for € 25 EUR. Reservations must be made in advance as they can be requested upon arrival.
Travelers must submit a 2-night reservation reservation for self-isolation. At least 1 night of the reservation must be paid in advance.
More details on the Madagascar Tourism site