The unit of currency is the Tanzanian shilling (TZS). Major currencies like US Dollar, English Pound, Euro etc are easily changed at authorized dealers, Banks, Bureau de Change in large Cities and Towns.
Most Banks and points in large towns and Cities have ATM machines for major Cards – VISA, VISA Electron and Master Card. Holders of debit/credit cards can get local currency at any time of the day.
Credit cards are accepted only at major lodges, hotels and travel agents.
For the most current exchange rate, please see XE.COM.