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Helpful Uganda travel website links

There are countless helpful Helpful Uganda travel website links that can assist you in planning your next Uganda adventure. Whether you’re looking for information on popular attractions, Uganda travel tips, or accommodation options, these Uganda travel linked  sites have got you covered. 

These Helpful Uganda travel website links offer a wealth of information and resources to plan your next adventure. Whether you’re interested in wildlife, outdoor activities, accommodations, or cultural experiences, these websites will assist you in creating an unforgettable trip to Uganda. Happy exploring!

1. Uganda Tourism Board: 
2. Lonely Planet Uganda Travel Guide: 
3. CDC Travel Information for Uganda: 
4. U.S. Department of State Uganda Travel Advisory: -travel-advisory.html
5. Tripadvisor Uganda: 
6. World Nomads Guide to Uganda: 
7. Bradt Uganda Travel Guide: 
8. Wikitravel Uganda Guide: 
9. Rough Guides Uganda: 
10. The Culture Trip – Uganda:  

Travel Health

World Heath Organisation:

Travel Medicine (information and products to buy):

Medical Advisory Service for Travellers Abroad:

Centre for Disease Control and Protection:

Caroline’s Rainbow Foundation here

NHS website, safer sex on holiday here

American Travel Health Nurse Association (ATHNA) Equitable Care for Transgender Travelers (2018) here

Rabies resources here 

Good Practice Guidance for Providing a Travel Health Service from the Faculty of Travel Medicine

RCN Competency document 

CQC GP Mythbuster 107, Pre travel health services

BMA Guidance for Travel VaccinationsHepatitis B


E mail service for malaria queries – UKHSA MRL

UKHSA Immunisation Collection

American Travel Health Nurse Association (ATHNA)

British Global Travel Health Association (BGTHA) 

Faculty of Travel Medicine, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

TRAVAX -A to Z of healthy travel – needs password

Flight Search Websites

Want one website that will do all the searching for you? There are a couple of sites that will search multiple airlines.

Skyscanner – Search by month/cheapest time of year and country.

STA Travel – It’s not just for students – you can book with STA . – If you’re new to online flight checking, start here.

CheapOAir – They have a price guarantee.

Flight Network – If the price drops, they will refund the difference – in credit, not cash, but still…

Google Flights – Google launched with good search function. 

The Guide to Sleeping in Airports– Are you stuck in the airport? Do you have a long transit?

Airfare Watchdog – It monitors airfare deals and then sends you alerts when it finds something.

Scott’s Cheap Flights is an awesome email list that sends you daily flight deals that are super cheap.

Money transfers

It’s especially useful when trying to buy online tickets or book a tour on your smartphone PayPal.

Use it for fast and secure transfers Xoom

 Use them to receiving emergency cash Western Union.

The multi-purpose app has you covered for messaging, social media, and payments  WeChat  

On-line guidebooks and travel books

World Stompers on-line:

Peter Moore:

Fodors Travel (useful user comments about individual hotels):

Money- debit/ credit cards

ATM Cards and Foreign Exchange (American Focus): 

MasterCard/Cirrus ATMs worldwide:

VISA/Plus ATM’s worldwide:

American Express ATM’s worldwide:

Exchange rates (quick): or Universal Currency Converter (better) above or Currency printable cheat sheet:

Suggested Reading – Guide Books

East Africa Safari Ventures reading list

Airport waiting times and flight information (arrival, departure, delays, etc)

A comprehensive listing of foreign airports, including maps, ground transportation, etc.

Priority Pass, fee-based access to luxury lounges in airports

ATM locators

Travel Apps for Trips in Uganda

Use its public transportation routing option Google Maps

You need to be online to use it –  stay connected on the road Google Translate.

 Google Maps is invaluable. You can even download your destination’s map at home and use it offline Google Maps

The visual search for what you’re looking at Google Lens.

Foreign currency exchange

Metric conversion

Worldwide weather

Time zone listing

International electrical outlet information

Stay Connected -Internet Abroad

Keep your digital freedom and security while using unprotected networks, as well as being able to view content from all over the world while in Uganda.

VPN. To access your favourite services, you may need a VPN app. Here’s a list 

Tunnel Bear,




Hola Free VPN Proxy,

Facebook groups: Facebook groups are a great way to make friends when visiting Uganda. If you’re feeling a bit lonely, type in Uganda on Facebook, and join some of the relevant groups.

Just For Fun

The Fabulous Adventures of Mister Wombat: 

Atlas of the real world:…/The-Atlas-of-the-Real-World.html

Lies to tell tourists:

Test your Geography Knowledge: and

Historical Country Names:

Golden Plungers, the world’s best public toilets and where to find them:

Spud Travel’s: 

Guide to sleeping in airports:

How far is it?

The Big Mac index:

Which side of the road do they drive on?: 

Let your books travel and catch up later, great idea:

Where is Matt? (quirky video of Matt’s dancing on his travels):

Five Steps for Doing Laundry While Backpacking:


Travel Insurance Explained – Why you Need it and What to do in a Medical Emergency(7:56 ) – This video walks through the various insurance options, questions to ask and the pros and cons of international insurance options. They even provide important information on how to handle a medical emergency while overseas.

Safety Tips for Traveling Abroad(3:42) – Travel expert, Jessica Dodson, talks about the most important and up-to-date safety tips for international travel.

How to Pack for a Missions Trip // Pack with Me(6:17) – Pack along with this teenage girl as she shows you the ropes on what to take for a mission trip. 

Remember, while our  Helpful Uganda travel websites can provide a wealth of information, it’s always a good idea to double-check details and cross-reference recommendations. Plan ahead, stay informed, and make the most out of your Uganda travel adventure!

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