Phone registration at Bole & Ethiopian Airlines in Addis Ababa

AddisAdvisor writes: Two things have changed since you did the research for the 8th edition: It is no longer necessary to register your phone at Bole Airport (p139) The Ethiopian Airlines booking office inside the Radisson Blue Hotel is closed (p140)


Arrival at Bole Airport

Addis Advisor writes: The update below is from three visits to Bole Airport Terminal 2 Arrivals area Oct/Nov 2018 1. IMMIGRATION/VISAS As you arrive in this area from the landing floor above, there may be staff asking to see your passport and directing you into the correct queue. As below… A. To the right, Q … Continue reading Arrival at Bole Airport

Bole International, Terminal 2

  Thanks to AddisAdvisor for the following report on developments at Terminal 2 based on his latest visit there (June 2018): ATMs and BANK COUNTERS. It is usually better to use the ATMs and Forex counters in the baggage collection hall, rather than those next to the Immigration queues. Once you are through Immigration/Visa on … Continue reading Bole International, Terminal 2

E-visas now available to all nationalities

As of 1 June 2018, E-visas are available to all nationalities through the official government website For further information see A regular visitor to Ethiopia, Addis Advisor also noted upon arriving back in Ethiopia in May 2018 that Terminal 2 customs now has red and green channels, just like elsewhere, and the e-visa procedure was … Continue reading E-visas now available to all nationalities

Correction to 7th edition Visa on Arrival information

In the 7th edition of Bradt Ethiopia, we incorrectly state that passport-holders from all European Union countries can obtain a Visa on Arrival at Bole Airport. In fact the list of 'tourist-generating countries' eligible for Visa on Arrival excludes several member states that joined the EU in or after 2004. According to Ethiopian Airlines, the full list of … Continue reading Correction to 7th edition Visa on Arrival information