Currency

Swazi lilangeni (plural emalangeni, E)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than E1000

  • Campsite in a nature reserve: E130
  • Hostel dorm bed: from E160
  • Main in a budget restaurant: less than E75
  • Hour-long shared-taxi ride: E50

Midrange: E1000–1800

  • Double room in a standard hotel: E700–1400
  • Main in a midrange restaurant: E75–150
  • Guided wildlife drive: E350
  • Non-shared taxi from Mbabane to Ezulwini: E150–180

Top end: More than E1800

  • Double room in a high-end hotel: over E1400
  • Main in a top-end restaurant: over E150
  • Car hire per day: E300
  • Full-day cultural tour: from E950

Bargaining

Friendly haggling is common in the markets, though in all other instances you are expected to pay the stated price.

Money

There are ATMs at the Gables Shopping Centre.