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Travel money for Kenya

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Travel money for Kenya

I am new to Kenya, travelling to Mombasa for Xmas and New Year. Please can you advise me as to what currency (-ies) I need? US $? GB £? Local? And can I use UK debit/credit cards easily?

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1. Re: Travel money for Kenya

You will find all the answers in the link below


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2. Re: Travel money for Kenya

Some $ bills are "NOT" accepted - read here :


It's an old post but still relevant in 2011

To get a accurate answer, you can email a FX Bureau. Just do a google search. Here's once:


Come with your GBPs & change them in bank or FX Bureau. FX bureaus give slightly better rates.

There are many local & int. banks in Kenya with ATM outlets.

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