Cape Verde Currency
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The unit of currency is the Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE), broken down into 100 centavos. As this is a local currency it cannot be obtained before arrival and cannot be reconverted outside of Cape Verde. There is a bureau de change at the airport, and local banks will change travellers cheques and foreign currency, although there is a high commission on travellers' cheques. ATMs can be found at the airport and in Sal, Praia and Sâo Vincent. Major credit cards, particularly MasterCard and Visa are currently accepted in a few main resort hotels and restaurants. Banks will give cash on credit cards but commissions are high.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Cape Verde||CVE 1||CVE 5||CVE 10||CVE 100||CVE 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.01||AUD 0.07||AUD 0.13||AUD 1.32||AUD 13.23|
|Canada||CAD 0.01||CAD 0.07||CAD 0.13||CAD 1.31||CAD 13.05|
|Ireland||EUR 0.01||EUR 0.05||EUR 0.09||EUR 0.91||EUR 9.06|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.01||NZD 0.07||NZD 0.14||NZD 1.37||NZD 13.71|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.15||ZAR 0.73||ZAR 1.46||ZAR 14.58||ZAR 145.78|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.01||GBP 0.04||GBP 0.08||GBP 0.77||GBP 7.73|
|United States of America||USD 0.01||USD 0.05||USD 0.10||USD 1.00||USD 10.01|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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