Currency

Ariary (Ar)

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than €60

  • Basic double (shared facilities) €7-€12
  • Food from hotelys (roadside stalls) for breakfast and lunch; dinner at a restaurant
  • Travel between cities by taxi-brousse; chartered taxi for day trips

Midrange: €60-€150

  • Double room (mostly en suite) €12-25
  • A good meal costs around €10
  • At the upper end, hire a car and driver

Top End: More than €150

  • Accommodation varies wildly: €25 in a guesthouse to €500 in a full-board resort
  • Travel by private 4WD with driver; internal flights to save time

Money

There are several banks in town: the BNI Madagascar has a 24-hour ATM.