Currency

Ghana Cedi (C)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than C300

  • Dorm bed C45
  • Fried rice in chop bar C5
  • Star Beer C6
  • Accra to Tamale by bus C65

Midrange: C300–600

  • Hotel room with bathroom & air-con C150
  • Pizza C35
  • Drink in a bar C10
  • Accra to Tamale flight C242

Top End: More than C600

  • Room in lodge US$150
  • Two-course meal C80
  • Cocktail C22
  • 4WD with driver, US$120 per day

Bargaining

Bargaining is a way of life in Ghana and prices at craft stalls and in markets are definitely negotiable.

Money

You'll find dozens of banks and ATMs all over town.

Barclays Bank Headquarters Changes cash and travellers cheques; ATM.