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All set for your dream vacation? Here’s a toolkit that will ensure that you have a hassle-free travel experience. Following this toolkit will also aggrandize your travel experience.

Travel Documents: Ensure passport condition and validity. Check entry & exit requirements for the destination country. Acquire all the required visas.

Travel Luggage Limits: Hand to hand luggage during travel is recommended. The less you carry the less you spend (extra luggage fees).

Travel Awareness: Gather all the latest information on your destination. It saves your time once you land to your dream place.

Travel Insurance: Say yes to travel insurance. Always prefer to buy travel and medical insurance before flying to your dreamland.

Travel Do’s & Don’ts: Ensure what are the stuffs you can carry and travel.

Travel Fresh & Active: Go through the travel health notices of the destination and garner tips for staying fit and healthy during travel.

Travel with Pets: Contact the respective embassy of the destination if you want your beloved pet to accompany you in your travel.

Travel Safe & Secure: Ensure safety rules and precautions to make your flight safe and secure.

Emergency Support: Save the emergency contact numbers of the embassy and consulates of the destination.

Information about Lilongwe

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Dowa,
  • Mponela,
  • Ntchisi

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Lilongwe International Airport
  • Rail: Malawi Railways.
  • Road: Bus: AXA Bus Service


The closest major airport to Lilongwe, Malawi is Lilongwe International Airport (LLW / FWKI).

  • Driving Distance: 18 miles / 29 km
  • Driving Time: 29 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Chichewa being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5 – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: MK 100 - MK 500
  • Housekeeper: 100 MK - 200 MK per Day
  • Concierge: 2000 MK - 3600 MK

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: MK 100 - MK 500