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    Default 2024 Beitbridge Zimborder and others fees

    Apologies if this has been answered elsewhere:

    Anybody that crossed Beitbridge border - Zimbabwe side since 1st March 2024 that can give info on latest/new fee structure, please?

    I have attached a document from Zimborders website.

    What is the exact Beitbridge border access toll fee for a vehicle and trailer/caravan (not carrying commercial goods)

    On top of the Zimborders: Beitbridge Border access fee you also pay

    • Bridge toll fee USD 9 (can pay in SAR)
    • ZIMRA you give your TIP Reference Number.
    And pay:
    a - Third Party Insurance USD30.00
    b - Carbon Tax USD10.00
    c - Road Access USD10.00


    I'll appreciate someone with recent experience to give some info, please?

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    Default Re: 2024 Beitbridge Zimborder and others fees

    Thanks for the info. We would also appreciate any updated information as we are planning a trip to Zimbabwe.

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    Default Re: 2024 Beitbridge Zimborder and others fees

    Quote Originally Posted by mousie View Post
    Apologies if this has been answered elsewhere:

    Anybody that crossed Beitbridge border - Zimbabwe side since 1st March 2024 that can give info on latest/new fee structure, please?

    I have attached a document from Zimborders website.

    What is the exact Beitbridge border access toll fee for a vehicle and trailer/caravan (not carrying commercial goods)

    On top of the Zimborders: Beitbridge Border access fee you also pay

    • Bridge toll fee USD 9 (can pay in SAR)
    • ZIMRA you give your TIP Reference Number.
    And pay:
    a - Third Party Insurance USD30.00
    b - Carbon Tax USD10.00
    c - Road Access USD10.00


    I'll appreciate someone with recent experience to give some info, please?

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    Thanks for sharing.

    Speaking of which I will cross the border at Pandamatenga coming from Botswana with a Namibian registered Hilux in a month.

    Would the same fees apply?

    So 50 USD for the car + 75 USD as international visitor for 6 days, correct?

    Thanks

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    Default Re: 2024 Beitbridge Zimborder and others fees

    Quote Originally Posted by mousie View Post
    Apologies if this has been answered elsewhere:

    Anybody that crossed Beitbridge border - Zimbabwe side since 1st March 2024 that can give info on latest/new fee structure, please?

    I have attached a document from Zimborders website.

    What is the exact Beitbridge border access toll fee for a vehicle and trailer/caravan (not carrying commercial goods)

    On top of the Zimborders: Beitbridge Border access fee you also pay

    • Bridge toll fee USD 9 (can pay in SAR)
    • ZIMRA you give your TIP Reference Number.
    And pay:
    a - Third Party Insurance USD30.00
    b - Carbon Tax USD10.00
    c - Road Access USD10.00


    I'll appreciate someone with recent experience to give some info, please?

    Anne-Marie WiehahnClick image for larger version. 

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    Anne-Marie

    Hi. We touched base following our previous trips to Gonarezhou. We are going again on the 26th July. When are you traveling?

    Regards Gavin
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    Hi All

    With our July / August 2024 trip to Gonarezhou we will be entering at that top of the park and exiting at the bottom. We were hoping to do the new Border river crossing but this crossing doesn't seem likely to be open in August. Could someone advise if it is possible or practicable to drive from Mabalauta through Beitbridge back to JHB in one day. I'm not sure how long the dirt road from Mabalauta to the A4 takes. Will be towing Bush Lapa's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wedwo View Post
    Anne-Marie

    Hi. We touched base following our previous trips to Gonarezhou. We are going again on the 26th July. When are you traveling?

    Regards Gavin
    Hi Gavin we will be in Zim/GNP from the 20th June till 5th July. Crossing Beitbridge on the 20th June. Still need some clarification on the new "Zimborder" fees.
    Regards
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    Default Re: 2024 Beitbridge Zimborder and others fees

    Quote Originally Posted by mousie View Post
    Hi Gavin we will be in Zim/GNP from the 20th June till 5th July. Crossing Beitbridge on the 20th June. Still need some clarification on the new "Zimborder" fees.
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    Hi Anne-Marie

    The “Zimborder” fee was implemented after the border upgrade. The fee is currently $28 and is payable in Rands or Dollars (US) or you can use credit card. The Rand amount runs with the exchange rate of the day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by William Vaughan View Post
    Hi Anne-Marie

    The “Zimborder” fee was implemented after the border upgrade. The fee is currently $28 and is payable in Rands or Dollars (US) or you can use credit card. The Rand amount runs with the exchange rate of the day.

    Regards
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    Thanks William, true the Zimborders fee was implemented already in 2022 while the upgrade was almost finished. We paid in 2022 $40 ($27 + $13) because we pulled our own caravan.
    The same fee was applicable in 2023.

    If you rented a car or trailer you were classified as commercial attracting a higher toll/fee.

    The $28 is the new rate since Feb 2024 for a single passenger car (an increase of $1 compared to 2023)

    My question is for a car with a trailer/caravan?
    There seems to be confusion as on the Zimborder's Toll Fees list (see picture below) a car with a trailer is shown as a LIGHT GOODS VEHICLE at a rate of $83

    I believe some tourists in 2024 were already asked to pay a Zimborders fee of $83 and others $60 if pulling a trailer to enter Zimbabwe via Beitbridge.

    You also have to pay:
    a - Third Party Insurance USD30.00
    b - Carbon Tax USD10.00
    c - Road Access USD10.00
    And Bridge toll fee of $9


    On your way back in 2024 do you pay again Zimborders fee of USD28 or ($83 or $60) and bridge toll fee USD9?

    It seems the worst case scenario in 2024 to enter and exit Zimbabwe via Beitbridge is:
    $83x2 + $9x2 + $30 + $10 + $10 = Total of $234?

    The Zimborders fee in 2023 was $27 for a passenger car and $40 if you pulled a trailer ($27 + $13). We were asked to pay the same fee when exiting Zimbabwe via Beitbridge back to SA + $9 for bridge toll fee.
    Total of $148

    In 2022 the Zimborders fee was also $27 for a single passenger vehicle and $40 with a trailer. We were not charged anything except the $9 bridge toll to return.
    Total of $108

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    Default Re: 2024 Beitbridge Zimborder and others fees

    Quote Originally Posted by mousie View Post
    Hi Gavin we will be in Zim/GNP from the 20th June till 5th July. Crossing Beitbridge on the 20th June. Still need some clarification on the new "Zimborder" fees.
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    Hi Anne-Marie

    We are leaving on the 26th July so a month later.

    Safe travels and enjoy

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    Default Re: 2024 Beitbridge Zimborder and others fees

    Hi all

    Bertha sent us the attached today.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Wedwo View Post
    Hi all

    Bertha sent us the attached today.


    Regards Gavin
    Tx Gavin, glad Bertha is back.
    Makes more sense. Although on the procedure point 3 - Port Health no longer requirement - covid

    And on Requirement doc. It states Zimborder $27 - that increased on 1 March to $28.

    It makes sense that the trailer fee $10 is added to the Zimra fees of $50.

    So to summarize to enter Zim:
    $9 for Zinara bridge toll fee
    $28 for Zimborders
    $60 for Zimra includes a trailer
    Total $97

    To exit Zim
    $28 Zimborders
    $9 Zinara
    Total $37
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