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Africa Travel Planner Intro
North Africa
West Africa
East Africa
South and South-Central Africa
Deciding When to Go
Calculating Currency Exchange
Learning Local Languages
Determining Time Differences
Making Telephone Calls
Planning Your Safari
Taking Public Transportation
Packing Your Suitcase
Clearing Customs
Dining Out
Finding a Place to Stay
Staying Healthy
Staying Safe
Saving Money
Photographing Africa
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Africa Travel Planner

Calculating Currency Exchange Rates


To get the best value while spending overseas, it's often wisest to use your debit or credit card. (Check with your bank first, however, as policies vary.) In remote regions, where ATM machines don't exist, you may have to exchange travelers' checks or money at the airport. Here, we offer trustworthy online resources for currency used in Africa and current exchange rates.


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Types of currency accepted in each region of Africa.

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Current exchange rates, and more.



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