English is an official language in Liberia. It means that if you speak it, you would be able to communicate with almost everyone. If not, it is highly recommended that you acquire some basic English before traveling to Liberia.
The national currency in Liberia is Liberian dollar (LRD). The dollar ($) is subdivided into 100 cent (¢).
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 206.68 LRD and 1 USD is worth 190.08 LRD.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in Liberia is 17.61 Mbps and mobile is Mbs.The global average is 171.07 Mbps and 126.25 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density It may be difficult to locate an ATM in Liberia.3.80 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.49.
SIM Registration In order to purchase a SIM card in Liberia, a passport or ID is required as identification.
There are 5 socket types used in Liberia. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines. Type C is a popular socket type throughout Europe (except the United Kingdom), Russia, and certain Asian countries.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
What hotel chains are present in Liberia?
There are no Mariott hotels in Liberia.
There are no Hilton hotels in Liberia.
There are no IHG hotels in Liberia.
What fast food chains are present in Liberia?
The McDonald’s chain does not operate in Liberia.
The KFC chain does not operate in Liberia.
The Burger King chain does not operate in Liberia.
What is the weather like in Monrovia?
Weather data for Monrovia (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are no passenger trains available.
Subway Systems There is no subway system in any city.
Taxi Apps Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in Liberia.
Emergency phones in Liberia
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban Smoking is forbidden in all public indoor locations, with limited exceptions.
Cananbis legality Both recreational and medicinal use of cannabis is prohibited.