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How To Show You Care………

Gambians are known for their friendliness, so its easy to see why people call it “ The Smiling Coast”, Gambians have a happy outlook on life even though a lot of them are living in poverty, and you wont help … Continue reading

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Gambia Currency Converter

The Dalasi is the main Gambian Currency, and as with all currency, the rate will fluctuate on a daily basis. On average you should receive approximately 47 Dalasi to £1 British pound, but this does go up and down throughout … Continue reading

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Tourism in The Gambia

Tourism in the Gambia is an essential part of the economy, contributing to 20% of Gambia’s incoming finances and provides over 100.000 jobs for the local Gambians. More and more international visitors are choosing the Gambia as a holiday destination, … Continue reading

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Gambia Car Hire

Renting cars in the Gambia is pretty much unheard off, however it is possible to hire cars from the airport of to have a car delivered for you to your hotel. However, anyone hiring a car in the Gambia should … Continue reading

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Gambia History

The river banks of The Gambia have been inhabited for many centuries. The first reference to date is around 470BC, however during the 5th and 8th centuries, Gambia was part of The Empire of Ghana, who was run by the … Continue reading

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Gambian Activities

Gambia is much more than lying round the pool or lazing on the beach, Gambia is full of activities to enjoy and a country that should be explored. Here is a selection of the excursions you should try to do … Continue reading

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Gambia Travel Advice

Passports and visas A full British 10 year passport is all you need for travel to the Gambia, it must have a minimum of 6 months validity on your return date. No visa is required for British passport holders but … Continue reading

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Immunisation Advice Before Traveling to The Gambia

When you travel to the Gambia, you really should have a chat with your local UK health centre or doctor, just to get up to date recommendations for immunisations that are needed. Usually no immunisations are needed for clients travelling … Continue reading

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Airports, Airlines and Flight Times to The Gambia

Gambia Airport There is only one airport in the Gambia, it is in an area called Yundum, located 15 miles from Banjul. The airport is named Banjul International Airport. Banjul is fairly small in comparison to other African airports but … Continue reading

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