Going to Zambia/Vic Falls & wanting to cross into Zimbabwe, should we get a multiple or double entry day visa & how much should it cost $US?
Also, what should we be paying for taxi in $US for a journey Livingstone to Victoria Falls?
All that will depend on your nationality and how many times you intend to cross the border. Depending on your passport it will cost you between $30 US and $50 US single entry for most nationalities, the rest being either free or upwards of $80 US for a single entry visa. Most activity suppliers include a 'day visa' waiver in the price. Make sure you check that if you are booking activities on the Zim side of the river.
A taxi from central Livingstone to the bridge/border should cost no more than $10US and is highly negotiable. Get dropped off at immigration and walk over the bridge. The centre of Vic Falls is a couple of hundred metres past the bridge. almost 7 years ago
It also depends on how many pages you have in your passport available. I'm assuming you're a US citizen since you asked for prices in USD. I was there a few weeks ago, and the Zambia visas take up an entire page each. So if you're running low on pages, go with the double entry, it cost about $80. The Zimbabwe double entry was about $50.
As far as taxis go, there are two options. You can hire a taxi that has permits to operate in both Zimbabwe and Zambia. These are slightly more expensive, but they save you the hassle of having to hire three separate taxis: one from Livingstone to the border, one to cross the falls or walk it, it's about 2 or 3 km), and then a taxi once you cross into Zimbabwe (or another 1 or 2km if you're staying local in Vic Falls.
All in all, transportation should be fairly cheap, maybe $50 for the whole trip or $10-$15 each taxi. almost 7 years ago
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