The local currency and tender within Botswana is Pula (meaning rain) with denominations of Thebe. In addition, US dollars and Euros are also widely accepted at lodges and hotels throughout the country.. All major credit cards are accepted at hotels, lodges, shops and restaurants. However, most establishments do not accept payment by Diners or American Express.
Coins: 5t, 10t, 25t, 50t, P1, P2 and P5 (100 thebe for P1.00)
Notes: available: P10, P20, P50, P100, P200
All major credit cards are accepted throughout Botswana, Visa and MasterCard preferred.Full banking services and ATM machines are available in major towns and cities throughout Botswana but only local currency is available. Visa and Mastercard are accepted and Maestro cards are usually not accepted in all ATM machines.Banking hours run from 8:30 -15:30 Monday to Friday and 09:00 -11:00 on Saturdays.