Money Matters

The Ethiopian currency is the Birr, made up of 100 cents. Notes are issued in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 50, and 100. There are five different coins: 1, 5, 10, 25, and 50 cents. One birr has started being issued in coin form. Traveler’s Checks are not easily cashed outside of the larger cities, and many smaller towns have no banks at all. Credit cards are accepted in certain hotels, lodges and large shops. There are also ATM machines in numerous locations within Addis, but are rare to find outside the capital. Most ATM machines accept VISA and sometimes MasterCard. Make sure to ask if a commission is charged to your amount you withdraw. The rate of exchange fluctuates moderately. As of December  1 2016 : $1.00 USD = ETB 22.97 (Ethiopian Birr)

About us

Welcome to Ethiopia- an ancient wonderland with rich cultural traditions, architectural remains, natural beauty and enormously hospitable people. Ethiopia has a history of over 3,000 years, which has been preserved in a remarkable manner. Only in Ethiopia will you find yourself dramatically transported back in time through the participation in sacred rituals of an archaic faith.

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Our Address

Ayat Apartment ground and first Floor

Walking Distance from UNECA, Guinea Conakry Street
Addis Ababa  Ethiopia
Po.Box. 9438
Office:   +251 115 52 54 78

Email:  info@travelethiopia.com