Information & Facts
Most major car rental companies are represented at the
Buses and taxis are available to the city centre.
US$30 for passengers on international
Facilities include a bank and bureaux de change, post office,
restaurant, bar and duty-free shopping.
English is the official language, but Chichewa is more
The official currency is the Malawi Kwacha (MWK), which is
divided into 100 tambalas. Travellers cheques and foreign
currencies are accepted by banks, authorised hotels and other
institutions in the main town centres; bureaux de change are also
available. The US dollar is the easiest currency to exchange.
Credit cards are not widely accepted and ATMs are scarce and should
not be relied upon. Exchanging currency on the black market is not