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Frequently Asked Questions - money

FAQs - money

The preferred currency for all African countries is the USD $ and as always the golden rule cash is king applies. Travellers cheques are of course the safest way to carry your funds although they can sometimes be more difficult to change and attract larger commissions when changing. ATMs are the easiest way to withdraw local currency and can now be found in every major city and town, however we would strongly advise that you do not rely on them and that you always have a back-up of cash. We recommend that you bring as much US dollars cash as you feel comfortable carrying, with a minimum to cover your entire visa and optional excursion costs. Please be aware that notes older than the year 2004 are no longer accepted along with notes that are torn, have been written on or are in bad condition. You will need to have some local currency for use on safari.