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Please note

Generally speaking, by European standards travel and tourism infrastructure hardly exists (except in major cities). Consequently the trend is more often than not towards “adventure tourism”.

Useful addresses

United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland

Embassy of Madagascar – 33 Stadium Street - London - SW10 OPU - t 0207 751 4410 - www.embassy-madagascar-uk.com.

Time difference

There is a 3-hour time difference between Madagascar and the UK and Ireland in winter and a 2-hour time difference in summer. When it is 12 noon in Madagascar, it is 9am in London and Dublin in winter and 10am in summer.


EU nationals are required to hold a passport valid for 6 months after the date of return, an entry visa and an international vaccination card.


Compulsory vaccination : DT polio.

Recommended vaccinations : yellow fever, typhoid, hepatitis A and B, rabies.

Anti-malaria medication: essential.

Travel insurance is advisable (automatically provided by some bank cards).



www.fco.gov.uk - www.dfa.ie - For travel advice issued by government bodies.

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