Are Mozambican meticals available in the UK?
Replies: 7 - Last Post: Dec 12, 2012 1:01 PM Last Post By: Ihv
Sep 27, 2012 5:49 AM
Sep 27, 2012 6:42 AM
Sep 27, 2012 10:10 PM
2Meticais are not traded anywhere outside of Mozambique (officially), not even in neighbouring South Africa. Agree with stokeygirl, there are now ATMs in every backwater of Mozambique, but VISA is much safer than Mastercard. American Express is close to useless.
Oct 3, 2012 11:01 AM
Oct 8, 2012 4:01 AM
4In answer to your specific question, actually there is NOT an ATM in Tofo itself. Or at least, there wasn't one when I was there in August last year.
However, there IS one ATM at the (very small) shopping mall at the petrol station on the road from Tofo to Inhambane but it's the only one within reasonable distance of Tofo itself and so it's very popular. Don't rely on it to be full of cash all the time. Not sure whether it takes Visa or Mastercard (or both) but to be on the safe side, I always carry one of each.
If you don't have your own transport, I'm not sure how you'd get to the mall to draw out your cash. There's a bus service from Tofo so you may be able to use that....
Oct 9, 2012 4:52 AM
5Thanks all for your help.
I will be travelling to Tofo via Inhambane airport. Are there ATMs in the airport or close by?
Oct 10, 2012 1:07 AM
Dec 12, 2012 1:01 PM
7There's no ATM in Inhambane airport (last time I checked), but there are ATMs in Inhambane. The small petrol station near Tofo doesn't accept MC (at least not mine), no sure about VISA. But Barclays accepts MC just fine.
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