The Pula is the currency of Botswana. It has the ISO 4217 code BWP and is subdivided into 100 thebe. Pula literally means "rain" in Setswana, because rain is very scarce in Botswana
The following goods may be imported into Botswana without incurring customs duty:
- 200 cigarettes and 20 cigars and 250g of tobacco.
- 2L of wine and 1L of spirits.
- 50ml of perfume and 250ml of eau de toilette.
Tobacco and alcohol allowances are only applicable to travelers over 18 years old.