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Madagascar: Cash / Card

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Madagascar: Cash / Card

Hi

We will be spending 10 days in Madagascar - 2 in Tana and the rest in Nosy.

Is card facilities readily available everywhere? Should we rather opt for cash?

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1. Re: Madagascar: Cash / Card

You have ATMs ( Visa network mostly ) in most places in Antananarivo and there are also some in Nosy Be ( Hell-Ville ). You can work with your VISA card and withdraw but Maybe bring a bit of cash as a precaution in case you can't find a ATM or the network is down.

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2. Re: Madagascar: Cash / Card

I confirm, you have a card facility there. Hotel and Restaurant will charge you more but it works. Bring few CASH anyway if you expect to be in contact with local people.

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If you get out of these areas in my experience cash is needed, bring $US and exchange at airport. For others in small towns cash was king.

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