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

Yes, widely accepted and mostly safe. - Sep 2020

Yes, absolutely. I am not too comfortable taking money out just anywhere and try to do it at the office. - Jul 2018

Widely used. Locals use credit cards for even the smallest purchases. - Dec 2016

Widely accepted, though at ATMs you'll pay fees. - Feb 2016

Most places accept credit cards safely. There are cash-only places here and there. ATMs are not on every corner but you can find them when you need them. There is one in the Embassy plus a bank windor and cashier. - Apr 2014

Safe at all places which accept them. - Jun 2013

ATM's are safe to use and we use our credit cards almost everywhere. - Aug 2011

You can use your ATM and credit card everywhere. It is safe too. - Feb 2010

You can use an ATM or credit card pretty much anywhere. - Jan 2010

No problem - much better than Mexico, my other basis of comparison. - Jul 2008

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