Entrance difficulties in African countries are well known and there are a great number of stories of endless waits or exorbitant payment to get through borders. In order to streamline entry procedures in some of the countries included in the expedition, you must make the payment of service charges to representatives of the Sahara Desert Challenge in those countries.
- Mauritania (one way): 55€/person and 30€/car or motorbike
- Mauritania (two ways): 30€/person and 20€/car or motorbike
- Senegal (two ways): 10€/person and 90€/car or motorbike