Travel

Airlines

To get to the islands of S. Tomé and Príncipe by air, there are weekly flights between Lisbon - Portugal and S. Tomé that take approximately 6 hours, connections with Luanda - Angola duration 1h30, and connections to Libreville - Gabon 1h.

The most affordable and convenient way to travel to S. Tomé and Príncipe is through some companies operating in Europe and Africa. Currentely this are the companies that fly to S. Tomé and Príncipe:

TAAG - Luanda / Angola and Cape Verde connection;
TAP - Lisbon / Portugal;
STP-Airways - Lisbon, and between the islands S. Tomé and Príncipe.
STP-Tours - Libreville / Gabon, Malabo / Equatorial Guinea.

Contact these companies in S. Tomé and Príncipe:

TAAG - Angola Airlines
Website: www. taag.com.br
Email: taagstp@cstome.net
Address: Avda. Giovani - São Tomé
Tel. PBX ( 239) 224 11 50

TAP Portugal
Website: www.flytap.com
Email - adalzira.tap @ cstome.net
Address : Ex Rua Luís Machado, CP 414 - São Tomé
Tel: ( 239) 222 23 07


STP AIRWAYS - Transportes Aereos of Sao Tome and Principe
Website: www.stpairways.st
Email: reservation@stpairways.st
Address: Avenida Marginal July 12, CP 45 - Sao Tome
Tel. PBX: ( 239) 222 19 76 and ( 239) 222 11

 

Visa

Any citizen who wishes to enter S. Tomé and Principe, must obtain their visa at the Consulate of Sao Tome and Principe, the place of departure. In countries where there is no consulate from S. Tomé and Principe you may require an Entry Clearance directly to SMF (Service Migration and Border), at the following e-mail: secretaria@smf.st (7 working days to get a response) .
Prices of Entry Visa in Sao Tome and Principe is now 490,000.00 STD (€ 20) per passenger; Children pay (-50% ) the value of adults.

Additional information on the Border:

Tickets passing IDA / BACK
Presentation of livelihood 100 € / day

For more information, visit the following website:

http://www.smf.st/
Contacts: ( 239) 222 35 82, ( 239) 222 37 05, ( 239) 222 38 08

 

Language

Portuguese is the official language. However, the English and other languages ​​are used mainly in the tourist circuits.

Currency

Since 1977 S. Tomé and Príncipe Dobra has as its national currency, with acronyms abbreviation STD. STD notes are distributed in the following amounts: 5,000 / 10,000 / 20,000 / 50,000 / 100,000.
Although not widely used in the country, accepted credit cards in the main Hotel Units. There are no ATM machines in the country, but some of the hotels accept Visa and Master card.

Health

Exemption of vaccine against yellow fever for Europeans residents.
Currently, the prevalence rate of malaria is already very small, which makes S. Toméan a zone of moderate risk. According to government estimates, the goal is to completely eradicate this disease in the islands.

Security

is characterized by a very calm and friendly atmosphere unlike other countries of the continent.

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