The Essentials of Services – Revisited

Prepare To Visit Namugongo Hotels 16 kilometers on the North Eastern side of Kampala city lies the town of Namugongo. It is in the town of Namugongo that the massacre of 32 young Christian martyrs was witnessed in the year 1882. Christians from all over the world gather at Namugongo shrines on 3rd June every year to commemorate the lives of the young men. When planning to travel to Namugongo, several key points are of interest to every tourist. Money and banking. In Uganda, the shilling stands as the main currency which can be exchanged with the dollar at the rate of 2800 Uganda shillings to a dollar. When bringing in foreign currency it is advisable to use the U.S. dollar, but it should be dated not earlier than the year 2009. One can also exchange the Euro in the available foreign exchange bureaus. Using dollars or euros will enable you to access hotel and touring services at a cheaper rate than those using the shilling. While using debit and credit cards it is good to note that the country is predominantly Visa enabled. MasterCard enabled credit and debit cards are also accepted but at a lower scale. Getting into the country. One can fly into Namugongo, or they can use the road. Accessing Entebbe International airport one needs to secure a visa from an embassy near their source country. One has the option to buy the single country visa at $50 or one that gives access to other east African countries at $100. Those considering travelling by road should take up the Kenyan route through the Busia and Malaba boarders points as it is the best. Fuel being cheaper in Kenya, one is advised to take up as much as they need for the journey before crossing over.
Learning The Secrets About Hotels
Mobile phone services Access to phone services in Uganda is well established. Some of these services providers also have bases in other east African countries. This gives the benefit of using the same mobile network even when the traveler goes into other neighboring countries. One can buy phones and sim cards from the numerous service provider outlets all over the city. Phone booths and other pay phone agents are also available all over the city and in other major towns.
The Essential Laws of Services Explained
Tipping. Tokens of appreciation in Uganda are given differently than in other countries. Two areas are key to note in regard to giving tips. The taxi drivers and other transportation service providers do not expect tips after their service, unlike other countries. It is advisable to always get a quoted bill before the service is rendered. However, in hotels and restaurants u will get better services when you come back to the hotel if u had generously tipped them. Who and why to tip should be based on the above criteria.