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||A$ 0.01||A$ 0.07||A$ 0.14||A$ 1.44||A$ 14.40|
|Canada||C$ 0.01||C$ 0.07||C$ 0.14||C$ 1.36||C$ 13.55|
|Ireland||€ 0.01||€ 0.05||€ 0.09||€ 0.90||€ 9.02|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.02||NZ$ 0.08||NZ$ 0.16||NZ$ 1.61||NZ$ 16.08|
|South Africa||R 0.14||R 0.68||R 1.36||R 13.61||R 136.06|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.01||£ 0.03||£ 0.07||£ 0.66||£ 6.58|
|United States of America||US$ 0.01||US$ 0.05||US$ 0.10||US$ 1.02||US$ 10.21|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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