Currency: Kenya shillings (Kshs)
Approximate Exchange Rate:
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All the major Credit cards are widely accepted, as are travelers cheques which can be changed in any bank. A commission charge is normally added to any transactions using a credit card.
Monday to Friday: 09.00-14.00 (16.30 in the major cities). The airport banks are open until midnight every day. Banks typically give a better exchange rate than hotels and we recommend you change some money at the bank upon arrival. In Nairobi, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) has a bank located in the corner of the arrivals hall. ATM cash machines are available at Nairobi airport and in most major towns allowing cash to be drawn using an international Visa card with a P.I.N.