Djibouti is a fairly dry country, with minimal rainfall Average high temperatures range from 29C during the months of December, January and February, to about 42C in July. Water temps range from 26 to 31 - during the whaleshark season the average temperature is 26-27C

Djibouti franc, $USD & euros widely accepted

A transaction fee is usually levied on all credit or debit card payments

Flights are usually with Air France or Ethiopian airlines from London. Emirates and Turkish airlines operate regional departures. If you would like to depart from a different UK airport (eg. Glasgow/Edinburgh, Manchester, Birmingham or Gatwick) or have a specific airline you prefer to fly with, simply let us know in your booking request. A supplement may apply for regional departures. Times and any applicable supplements will be confirmed by your travel consultant before you finalise your holiday.  If you wish to make your own flight arrangements to Djibouti, let us know and we can remove the cost of the international flights from your quote. We are unfortunately not able to redeem airmiles on your behalf. Please do not confirm any flight arrangements yourself before your holiday is confirmed by us.

Flights are usually with Emirates, Turkish airlines, Air France or Ethiopian. You can add a stop over in any of these capital cities en route

It is not possible to add any local extensions in Djibouti

Passports - Must be valid for 6 months from return date

UK passport holders need a visa for Djibouti, issued on arrival. The visa is currently around $90 (subject to change) and must be paid for in cash. It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid and you fulfil entry requirements. Regulations can change: please review current FCO advice: click here

As you are flying with a scheduled airline, you will be able to check in online with your airline. Please visit their website for more information about when online check in opens.

You will be able to manage your booking online once you have been ticketed (after you have paid your holiday balance). Most airlines will now enable you to select your seating at this point. There may be a small charge for prebookable seating before online check in opens. Please speak to the airline for more information about charges.

An airport lounge is a great way to start your holiday or to while away flight connections in comfort. Scuba Travel works with Lounge Pass to offer a huge range of affordable airport lounges around the world. click here

Prebook your airport parking to save money! If you have a long way to travel, why not also look at booking an airport hotel. These aren't as expensive as you might think. click here

Current duty free allowances allowed into Djibouti: 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 100 cigarillos or 250g of tobacco, 1l of spirits more than 22 per cent or 2l of alcoholic beverage up to 22 per cent or 2l of wine, 50g of perfume or 250ml of eau de toilette Allowances can change without notice - please reconfirm before travel.

UK passport holders need a visa for Djibouti, issued on arrival. The visa is currently around $90 (subject to change) and must be paid for in cash. It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid and you fulfil entry requirements. Regulations can change: please review current FCO advice: click here

Scuba Travel requires all of our customers to have diving insurance. Please make sure that you have appropriate cover for your diving activities. We also strongly recommend you have travel insurance. It's worth taking out travel insurance once you have paid your deposit to ensure you are covered for unforeseen events and cancellation. Find out more about our combined dive and travel policy click here

Please speak to your local GP or check out the latest NHS advice on travel immunisations: click here

On arrival in Egypt, you will need to clear immigration and collect your baggage. Our representative will be waiting and holding a board with either Scuba Travel, your destination or your name on it. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have a night or day use at a hotel before embarkation. If you have any issues at all locating your rep, please contact us. We have an emergency contact, manned by a member of the team here in the UK. Call 0044 7747 488 002. We will be able to help your rep locate you in the airport.

The transfer to the harbour is around 30mins - where possible all transfers are prepaid for you If you have made your own flight arrangements to land in Djibouti, please confirm at the time of booking if airport transfers are included or available at an additional cost

You will be advised of your return transfer details locally. There is currently no departure tax leaving Djibouti

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