Banks with ATMs found throughout the city centre. Most shops, restaurants, bars and cafes prefer debit or credit cards over cash, even for small purchases.


Tipping on a North American scale is not expected and can be considered embarrassing to do so.

  • Service charges and tips are included in restaurant bills and taxi fares.
  • If the service has been particularly helpful in a midrange to top-end restaurant, 5% is generally appropriate, while 10% is considered generous.
  • If you're paying by credit card in a restaurant, space will be left for adding a tip.