It is customary to leave a tip only in large restaurants. This rule does not apply to small street cafes and bars. The standard tip amount is 10% of the bill.
Passenger flights are quite rare in the capital of Angola so tickets may be expensive. An alternative is transport planes, as well as steamboats.
Tourists who've decided to visit local nature reserves and attractions should go on excursions only accompanied by a guide. The local parks are inhabited by many predatory animals, poisonous insects and plants.
At some markets, tourists are offered to buy ivory and ebony products. The sale of such souvenirs is prohibited by law here. There are large fines for their purchase and attempt to export from the country.
The rainy season in Luanda is the period from early February to late March. Active tourists and fans of beach recreation should refrain from traveling during this time.