The de facto official currency is the US Dollar (USD). The Zimbabwe Dollar (ZWD) was effectively abandoned as the official curency in early 2009 after runaway inflation. The South African Rand (ZAR) and British Pound (GBP) are also sometimes accepted. Major international credit cards are accepted in most of the larger hotels, restaurants and shops. Many smaller establishments still do not have credit card facilities. Diners Club and American Express are often not accepted. ATM facilities, dispensing USD, are available in the cities, although in smaller towns and rural areas you'll need to bring cash.
Currency Exchange Rates
|AUD 1||AUD 5||AUD 10||AUD 100||AUD 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.00||AUD 5.00||AUD 10.00||AUD 100.00||AUD 1,000.00|
|Canada||CAD 0.98||CAD 4.92||CAD 9.84||CAD 98.35||CAD 983.51|
|Ireland||EUR 0.70||EUR 3.50||EUR 6.99||EUR 69.92||EUR 699.20|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.04||NZD 5.18||NZD 10.35||NZD 103.54||NZD 1,035.40|
|South Africa||ZAR 9.61||ZAR 48.06||ZAR 96.12||ZAR 961.20||ZAR 9,611.98|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.60||GBP 3.00||GBP 5.99||GBP 59.95||GBP 599.47|
|United States of America||USD 0.74||USD 3.68||USD 7.36||USD 73.60||USD 736.00|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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