Lanka Safaris

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The constant devaluation of the rand means that you should find the local products most affordable, but imported and specially manufactured items tend to be expensive. Generally, you will find a fine cuisine, wine, and entertainment cost a fraction of the cost of similar establishments elsewhere in the world.

CREDIT CARDS: Visa, Master Card, American Express and Diners Club are accepted by most restaurants, hotels, and shops. Identification documents may be requested in some cases, so it is recommended that you carry your passport at all times.

BANKS: Most banks in South Africa are open Monday to Friday between 9:00 am and 3:30 pm, and Saturday from 8:30 am - 11:00 am. All major malls have ATMs. Most ATMs accept your card if it bears the Cirrus logo. Traveler’s checks and major currencies are easily exchangeable in banks.