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Essential information

At a glance

‘Hello’ in:
‘Olá ’
( oh-LAH )
Portuguese
Plug combo cf
Electricity
230V/50hz
Jan-Dec
Best time to go
Year round
currency
Cabo Verde Escudo (CVE)

Money and costs

Currency
Escudos (CVE)
Exchange Rates
Rates provided by Open Exchange Rates. Last updated April 22, 2019 6:35AM UTC
Daily Costs
Budget (up to)
CVE4500
  • Simple guesthouse room: CVE3600
  • Lunchtime special: CVE450
  • Coffee: CVE80
  • Local aluguer (minibus) ride: CVE100
Midrange
CVE4500-CVE10,000
  • Comfortable hotel room: CVE6200
  • Two-course dinner at mid-range restaurant: CVE1200
  • Beer in bar: CVE150
  • Short taxi ride: CVE180
Top end (more than)
CVE10,000
  • Luxury hotel room: CVE10,500
  • Two-course dinner at top restaurant: CVE2000
  • Glass of wine: CVE400
  • Car and driver: CVE8000

Visas

All visitors to Cabo Verde (except holders of some African passports) require a visa. A one-month tourist visa can be obtained without any problems on arrival for €25.

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