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Are credit cards widely accepted and safe to use locally? Are ATMs common and do you recommend using them? Are they safe to use?

Cash only. - Oct 2, 2017
For Americans, that still isn't possible. - Jan 2, 2016
If you are from the U.S. you cannot use credit cards or ATMs. Europeans and Canadians use them, but have to be vigilant for unexplained charges on credit cards. - May 4, 2014
N/A for Americans. Cards can be used by other nationals if not issued by, associated with or a subsidiary of an American bank. Double check before swiping. - Aug 14, 2013
It's a cash economy, and not only for Americans (who are unable to use credit or cash cards). - Jul 9, 2011