Currency: Central African franc (franc, code: XAF).
Local custom: Tipping is not customary but is becoming more common in tourist areas, dining, and services.
Curated tipping suggestions:
Bartender: 10% if not included in price/bill (check the bill or ask).
Hotel Housekeeping/Room Attendant: Not expected but CFA500-1000 left on a pillow daily (staff changes) is appreciated.
Hotel Porter/Bellhop: CFA1000 for help with bags.
Restaurant (general): 10% if not included in price/bill (check the bill or ask).
Taxi: Not expected, but 5-10% for good service is appreciated.
Tour Guide or Driver: CFA2500-3000 per day for group tours.
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