Money and costs
Communauté Financière Africaine Francs (XOF)
Basic hotel room: from CFA15,000
Plate of poisson braisé (grilled fish): from CFA2000
Coffee from street vendor: CFA200
Shared taxi in Abidjan: CFA300
Hotel room with air-con: from CFA30,000
Main dishes: CFA4000–8000
Glass of wine: CFA3000
Private taxi hire (per hour): CFA3500
Hotel room with mod cons: from CFA60,000
Main dishes: from CFA8000
Cocktail in nightclub: CFA5500
4x4 rental per day: CFA65,000 (plus petrol)
Everyone except Ecowas (Economic Community of West African States) nationals must arrange a visa in advance.
Visas can be extended at La Sureté Nationale in Abidjan.
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Getting to Côte d'Ivoire
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Getting around Côte d'Ivoire
Advice for travellers
Travelling with children
There are baby-changing facilities in the more upmarket places in Abidjan. Little walking goes on in the big cities, and people are rarely seen with prams. It is easy to find nappies (diapers) in most supermarkets.Little ones will enjoy splashing...
Working and volunteering
Individuals moving to work in Côte d'Ivoire will need a work permit, which is obtained through the employer. If you change jobs within Côte d'Ivoire, your work permit will need to be renewed with each new employer.
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