Currency: Central African franc (symbol: CFA, code: XAF).
Local custom: Tipping is not customary but many tourists and expats leave small tips for personal service.
Curated tipping suggestions:
Housekeeping/Room Attendant: CFA500 per night left on a pillow daily (staff changes).
Restaurant (general): 10% if no service charge is included in price/bill (ask).
Taxi: Round up a little.
Tour – Guide/Driver: 5-10% of tour price.
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