Money & costs
Barclays branches with guarded ATMs include those on Muindi Mbingu St, Mama Ngina St, and on the corner of Kenyatta and Moi Aves. There are branches in Westlands.
Foreign-exchange bureaus offer slightly better rates for cash.
American Express (222906; Hilton Hotel, Mama Ngina St; 8.30am-4.30pm Mon-Fri) Handles travellers cheques and looks after mail for clients.
Cosmos Forex (250582; Rehema House, Standard St)
Goldfield Forex (244554; Fedha Towers, Kaunda St)
Mayfair Forex (226212; Uganda House, Standard St)
Postbank For Western Union money transfers.
Travellers Forex Bureau (447204; The Mall, Westlands)