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Money and costs

Communauté Financière Africaine Francs (XOF)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated October 10, 2015 2:29AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
  • Basic hotel room CFA12,00
  • Plate of poisson braisé CFA800
  • Coffee from street vendor CFA200
  • Shared taxi in Abidjan CFA300
  • Room with air-con CFA30,000
  • Two-course meal CFA12,000
  • Glass of wine CFA3000
  • Private taxi hire, per hour CFA3500
Top end (more than)
  • Hotel room with mod cons CFA60,000
  • Meal for two with wine and dessert CFA50,000
  • Cocktail in night club CFA5500
  • 4x4 rental per day CFA65,000 plus petrol

Visa ATMs are widespread in Abidjan, Grand Bassam, Yamoussoukro and major towns. Most SGBCI branches have ATMs that accept Visa, MasterCard and sometimes Maestro. There are no banks in Assinie but there is a branch of SGBCI (with an ATM) in Grand Bassam.