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Money & costs


Dominica uses the Eastern Caribbean dollar (EC$). At the time of writing, the bank exchange rate for US$1 was EC$2.68 for traveler’s checks, EC$2.67 for cash. US dollars are widely accepted by shops, restaurants and taxi drivers, usually at an exchange rate of EC$2.60.

Most hotels, car-rental agencies, dive shops, tour operators and top-end restaurants accept MasterCard, Visa and, less often, American Express credit cards.