Most licenced tourism operators accept major foreign currencies. The following Credit / Debit cards are widely accepted in Malawi:
- American Express
Most banks open at 08:00 hrs to 15:00 hrs. However few banks extend their operating hours to 16:00 hrs.
Malawi uses the British three pin square plug and a 240 volt supply, so take adaptors and a transformer if necessary.
Malawi has long been famed as the friendliest country in Africa - and this is still true. But be aware that urbanisation, poverty and changing social values have brought a rise in
crime statistics. Take the same precautions you would take in any other part of the world.