Money & costs
American Express (211 0960, 211 4094; email@example.com; Upanga Rd) No cash advances and no replacement of stolen checks, but issues US-dollar travellers cheques up to US$1500 against an Amex card. It’s at Rickshaw Travels, next to Citibank.
Coastal Travels’ Local Currency Outlet (Upanga Rd; 9am-4pm Mon-Fri, to noon Sat) Withdraw Tanzanian shillings (or dollars, for an additional 6% commission) using Visa or MasterCard.
National Bank of Commerce (NBC; cnr Azikiwe St & Sokoine Dr) Has an ATM.
Royal Palm Forex Bureau (Mövenpick Royal Palm Hotel, Ohio St; 8am-8pm Mon-Sat, 10am-1pm Sun & holidays)Cash and travellers cheques.
Barclays Bank Opposite Mövenpick Royal Palm Hotel and at Msasani Slipway.
NBC ATMs at all branches, including at headquarters (cnr Azikiwe St & Sokoine Dr) and next to Ubungo Bus Terminal.
Standard Chartered bank At NIC Life House (cnr Ohio St & Sokoine Dr), Shoppers’ Plaza, JM Mall (Samora Ave) and next to Holiday Inn (Garden Ave).