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Communication Options

International Calls

The Gambia Experience provides a SIM card per booking worth about 50 Dalasi, about a 2 minute call to UK, in your ticket pack. The SIM card can be topped up at various supermarkets.

To make an international call from your hotel please advise the switchboard of the number you require - in some hotels the call can be passed through to your room. Please note that calls can be very expensive and prices do vary from hotel to hotel.

There are local telephone offices located in Kotu, Kololi, Serrekunda, Bakau and Banjul, where calls can be made at a cheaper rate. Gamtel offices are open from 8am to 10pm daily. There are also Telecentres (small public booths) in Kololi and the small shopping complex opposite Palma Rima, however phonecards cannot be used here. Phonecards

Cost 100 - 200 dalasis and a 4 minute call to Europe will cost approximately 100 dalasis (just over £2).


For postcards and letters to the UK currently cost under 15p and the service is reasonable.

Newspapers and Magazines

There is a limited delivery from the UK to The Gambia, brought by incoming tourists and available from some hotel shops.


Some hotels have a TV in a public area which receives satellite television where you can watch sport and The Gambia now has its own television station broadcasting programmes for a few hours in the evening.

Internet Wi-Fi

There are a few internet cafes located in Kololi and many hotels including Ocean Bay, Sunset Beach, Sarges, Sheraton and Kombo Beach offer internet connections, all payable locally. Some even have Wi-Fi, but please be aware that the cable networks within the country are still fairly rudimentary and connection can be very slow.

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