The currency of Guinea Bissau is the CFA franc. The country doesn’t have many banking services so it’s advisable to exchange currency in the capital, Bissau. Bank cards can be used in the capital to withdraw money and card payments are also accepted in some of the city’s hotels. In any case, it’s important to ensure you have enough cash for your stay in the country, just in case.

The exchange rate is fixed: €1= 655.957 CFA francs, although each exchange office will charge its own fee.