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Tips While Travelling To Namugongo 16 kilometers on the North Eastern side of Kampala city lies the town of Namugongo. It is in the town of Namugongo that the massacre of 32 young Christian martyrs was witnessed in the year 1882. In the month of June every year, Christians from all walks of life will gather in the silent town of Namugongo in memory of the 32 fallen martyrs. It is advisable for those going to the hotels in Namugongo to consider the following points in their planning. Issues money. In Uganda, the shilling stands as the main currency which can be exchanged with the dollar at the rate of 2800 Uganda shillings to a dollar. When bringing in foreign currency it is advisable to use the U.S. dollar, but it should be dated not earlier than the year 2009. One can also exchange the Euro in the available foreign exchange bureaus. Persons using the dollar or the Euro in paying for services will always spend less than those using the Ugandan shilling. While using debit and credit cards it is good to note that the country is predominantly Visa enabled. MasterCard enabled debit and credit cards will also be accepted by several banks. Accessing Uganda. Namugongo can be accessed either by air or by road. Namugongo is accessible to Entebbe international airport, and therefore one needs to purchase visas from the embassies near their countries of origin. One has the option to buy the single country visa at $50 or one that gives access to other east African countries at $100. When entering Uganda by road, it is advisable to use the Kenyan route through the two key border points of Busia or Malaba. Travellers by road should consider fueling in Kenya as fuel is cheaper in Kenya than in Uganda by far.
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Telephone access. Providers of telephone services in Uganda are well established ensuring accessibility. Most of these service providers are international companies with the presence in other East African countries. This helps so that one can use the same service provider even in other neighboring countries. The numerous phone shops gives one a platform to access phones and sim cards for communication purposes. Telephone booths and other pay phone agents are also available to alternative service providers.
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Tokens of Appreciation. The tipping etiquette and culture in Uganda is unique. Before one gives tips; there are two concern areas. Unlike other countries, Namugongo transport service providers rarely expect tips from their customers. It is advisable to always get a quoted bill before the service is rendered. In hotels, the quality of service is wholly based on the appreciation done on the previous visit. Travelers should take note of the above before going out giving tips.