Ports of Call
The official currency is the Mozambican 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 so it's 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 0.02||AUD 0.11||AUD 0.23||AUD 2.28||AUD 22.78|
|Canada||CAD 0.02||CAD 0.11||CAD 0.21||CAD 2.15||CAD 21.45|
|Ireland||EUR 0.01||EUR 0.07||EUR 0.14||EUR 1.42||EUR 14.20|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.02||NZD 0.12||NZD 0.24||NZD 2.37||NZD 23.71|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.23||ZAR 1.15||ZAR 2.29||ZAR 22.94||ZAR 229.42|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.01||GBP 0.06||GBP 0.12||GBP 1.22||GBP 12.21|
|United States of America||USD 0.02||USD 0.08||USD 0.16||USD 1.61||USD 16.14|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.