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

No. See last poster. Bring a checkbook to constantly get cash out at embassy. - May 2018

No, cash economy for most part. Don't use an ATM, unless at the nicest/most secure bank and still then, go to the teller, not the ATM. - Sep 2017

There are some ATMs at banks and a few restaurants but they release such small denominations of US$ it's hardly worth all the fees. The society itself is cash based. - Sep 2014

This is a cash economy. - Jun 2014


Credit cards are not accepted here. It is a cash-only system. There are some ATMs, but not sure how safe they are to use. - Sep 2010

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