Windhoek in detail

Money and Costs


Major banks and bureaux de change are concentrated around Independence Ave, and all will change foreign currency and travellers cheques, and give credit-card advances. As a general rule, ATMs in Namibia handle Visa and MasterCard.

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than US$50

Dorm bed: US$10

Two meals in cheap restaurants: US$10

Bus or combi: US$1

Midrange: US$50 to US$150

* Double room in midrange hotel: US$50 to US$100

* Two meals in nice restaurant: US$20

* Car rental per day: US$50

Top End: More than US$150

Double room in top-end hotel: from US$100

4WD rental per day: US$150

Meals in top-end restaurant: US$40