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


Barclays Bank Can change travellers cheques and cash; has an ATM.

Coastal Foreign Exchange A good alternative to the perennially full Barclays for changing cash.