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what currency

Hi all

What should I do about money.

Do I take US dollars and change that or local currency in the UK?

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If staying in hotels/resorts... they will accept USD, GBP and Euro, but still need some TSH for local purchases outside of hotels.

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I would just take Pounds and exchange them in Tanzania for shillings.

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Thanks for the quick reply.

I'll take GBP and change up in resort

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The resort is the last place you want to change currency. Resorts offer the worst rates. Suggest, on the way from airport to resort you have your transfer or taxi driver stop at a Currency Exchange in Stone Town (if there's not already one at the airport... preferred) and exchange there.

Current exchange rates are very good for most all currencies, so why loose out by doing so at the resort?

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Thanks for the heads up.

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