Ports of Call
The official currency is the New Metical (MZN), which is divided into 100 centavos. In the southern parts of the country, South African Rands, US Dollars and Pounds Sterling are often also accepted to pay for accommodation. Credit cards are accepted in some upmarket hotels in Maputo, but card facilities throughout the rest of the country are limited; it is advisable to carry cash. ATMs are scarce and tend to be unreliable, but local banks have branches in most cities.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Mozambique||MZN 1||MZN 5||MZN 10||MZN 100||MZN 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.03||AUD 0.16||AUD 0.32||AUD 3.18||AUD 31.77|
|Canada||CAD 0.03||CAD 0.16||CAD 0.31||CAD 3.14||CAD 31.41|
|Ireland||EUR 0.02||EUR 0.10||EUR 0.20||EUR 2.04||EUR 20.42|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.03||NZD 0.17||NZD 0.34||NZD 3.39||NZD 33.89|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.37||ZAR 1.86||ZAR 3.72||ZAR 37.19||ZAR 371.91|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.02||GBP 0.08||GBP 0.15||GBP 1.53||GBP 15.31|
|United States of America||USD 0.02||USD 0.11||USD 0.22||USD 2.22||USD 22.17|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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