Prices in many midrange to top-end hotels are quoted in US dollars. ATMs and moneychangers are found throughout Freetown and all major towns have ATMs.
Hotels Tipping is at your discretion. Staff at top end hotels are more likely to expect a tip.
Restaurants Tips are not expected, but always welcome.
Tours It is common practice to tip guides and drivers at the end of a trip or tour.
Village visits When visiting a village it's polite to make a cash offering to the local chief.