Angola2021-11-23T07:11:00-05:00

Angola Security Services

Angola Secure Transportation Services and VIP Protection

ETS has supported VIP business travelers including CEOs and Fortune 100 Companies throughout Angola. We have facilitated a large number of business travel security for multi-national organizations and executive protection services in Luanda. The majority of our clients request security drivers, well-maintained vehicles, and local experienced providers to support group travel.

ETS has been operational throughout Angola for several years, providing security transport services, executive protection, and logistical support for clients. Our local trusted team of professionals has worked closely with us on multiple projects ranging from overland transport of highly valuables items, secure airport transfers, and armed security services for executive protection support.

EST Security Services Offered in Angola

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Secure Airport Transfers in Angola

We provide secure airport transfers in Luanda from airports to hotels and hotels to airports at competitive rates with security drivers. Our local security drivers in Luanda and the executive protection team, all vetted, provide meet and greet in a low-profile manner at the airport or hotel, and facilitate safe, secure transfers. Book online, via ExecSecure® for quick and hassle-free service or contact us to discuss your requirements and itinerary.

ETS Security Experience in Angola

ETS has been operating within Angola since 2016 providing secure transportation to a range of high-profile clients, including Fortune 10, 100, and 500 companies. ETS are the preferred suppliers to several organizations operating within the region. We have supported business travel and VIP itineraries through our secure transportation and risk management services.

Angola Security Overview

Criminal activity in Angola is high. Crimes, including theft of electronic devices and other valuables, is common in major cities including Luanda. Thieves are known to operate in areas where foreign travelers frequent. Attackers will likely use armed violence if victims don’t comply. Other crimes include accessing static vehicles when stopped at traffic lights or road junctions. Valuables that are on display will increase the risk of being targeted.

Traffic collisions are a serious concern for foreign travelers in Angola. Road conditions are poor, and driving standards are considered unsafe, which makes driving in the region extremely challenging. Minefields are common in Angola, which makes moving around the region more difficult. During the rainy season, there is an increased risk of mines becoming dislodged and moving onto local paths or roads. Most remote travel will require two vehicles in convoy due to the poor state of the roads and increased risk of breakdowns. Consider seeking advice from a security specialist to ensure a robust security plan is in place before traveling to the region.

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FAQ’s for Secure Travel to Angola

Is business travel to Angola Safe?2020-09-15T11:58:13-04:00

Angola has a serious crime issue, with most incidents considered opportunistic. Luanda is particularly vulnerable to petty crimes such as pickpocketing and theft; business travelers should remain cautious. Traveling at night, especially alone, increases the risk to personal security and should be avoided where possible.

Business travel to Luanda should have secure transportation as part of a robust security plan.

Can security be armed in Angola?2020-09-15T11:56:14-04:00

No, private security in Angola cannot be armed.  Armed Escorts are provided by local police or military, who work in conjunction with private security teams.  Armed Escorts are provided, commensurate with risk.

Can Armored Vehicles be used in Angola?2020-12-09T08:49:28-05:00

No, armored vehicles are not routinely used in Angola because they are difficult to source and therefore expensive.  Armored vehicles can only be used through military resources and require prior authorization from local authorities.

What is the biggest danger in Angola?2020-09-15T11:52:25-04:00

The biggest risk to business travelers in Luanda and across Angola is road traffic accidents.  Local drivers do not abide by the rules of the road, and police can be unreliable to enforce traffic laws.  Also, the legacy from many years of conflict has resulted in numerous suspected and known minefields distributed across the country, this can seriously increase the risk to those unfamiliar with the environment.

 Having an experienced team of security specialists who are trained to navigate through challenging situations should strongly be considered for travel in Angola.

Is it safe to travel in Luanda?2020-09-15T11:46:48-04:00

Luanda has a serious crime issue; however, as long as you take the necessary precautions, the risks can be minimized.  Research the area and understand the threats that are present; a good level of situational awareness and the use of secure transportation will also improve your safety, and ensure visits to the region are conducted safely.

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