Cheap tickets for Congo (Brazzaville)

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Major cities and airports in Congo (Brazzaville)

  1. Brazzaville – Maya-Maya Airport (BZV)
  2. Pointe-Noire – Pointe Noire Airport (PNR)
  3. Dolisie – Dolisie Airport (DIS)

Time and Communication

Congo (Brazzaville) is in the West Africa Time (WAT) time zone. It does not observe daylight saving time. Mobile phone coverage is available in most urban areas but may be limited in rural areas. The major mobile operators are MTN and Airtel. Call quality is generally good in urban areas, but may be affected by network coverage in rural areas.

Money and shopping

The local currency in Congo (Brazzaville) is the Central African CFA franc (XAF). As of March 2023, the exchange rate is approximately 590 XAF to 1 USD. Payment in other currencies may be accepted in some establishments, particularly in tourist areas, but it is always best to have Central African CFA francs on hand. Payment by bank cards is not very common, and it is advisable to carry cash. Some hotels and larger establishments may accept credit cards, but it is best to check beforehand. Currency exchange offices are generally open during regular business hours.


Congo (Brazzaville) has limited transportation options available to travelers. Taxis are available in major cities, and there are some local buses available, but they can be unreliable. Domestic flights are available between the major cities, but schedules can be infrequent and subject to change. Ferries are available between Brazzaville and Kinshasa in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Touristic attractions

  • Lesio-Louna Gorilla Reserve – a wildlife reserve home to gorillas and other primates
  • Basilique Sainte-Anne – a beautiful basilica in Brazzaville with stunning architecture and design
  • Congo River – the second-longest river in Africa that offers boat tours and breathtaking scenery
  • Pointe Denis Beach – a stunning beach on the outskirts of Brazzaville with clear waters and white sands
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