Praia International Airport, Santiago Island - Stein Travel



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Welcome to Praia International Airport

1.8 miles (3km) northeast from central Praia


City Transfers

There are taxis available outside the arrivals terminal for transfer into town.

Departure Tax
None
Language
The official language is Portuguese and a patois known as Crioulo.
Money

The unit of currency is the Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE), broken down into 100 centavos. As this is a local currency it cannot be obtained before arrival and cannot be reconverted outside of Cape Verde. There is a bureau de change at the airport, and local banks will change travellers cheques and foreign currency, although there is a high commission on travellers cheques. ATMs can be found at the airport and in Sal, Praia and Sâo Vincent. Major credit cards, particularly MasterCard and Visa are currently accepted in a few main resort hotels and restaurants. Banks will give cash on credit cards but commissions are high.

Time
Local time is GMT -1.

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