Currency

Rwanda’s unit of currency is the Rwandan franc (Rwf). The money can be exchanged at the airport or at any FOREX bureau or bank. The rates indicated below are indicative and may vary slightly.

1 US Dollar = 840 Rwandan Francs
1 Euro = 870 Rwandan Francs
1 Pound = 1,010.12 Rwandan Francs
(NB: Exchange rates as of March 4, 2017 Rwanda National Bank)

There are ATMs at the airport and throughout Kigali that are easily accessible. Credit cards are accepted in some supermarkets, restaurants and hotels.