The US dollar is widely accepted in most countries, but you will need to exchange dollars for Rand in South Africa. Visa and MasterCard are widely accepted, but many impose a surcharge, so please ask before using credit cards. Tipping is at your discretion, but very much appreciated. Your safari consultant can advise you on the amount to tip your safari guide, drivers, and other staff.
ATMs and bureaus of exchange are available in most major cities..Your debit or credit card may need to be pre-authorized to work outside the USA. Please check with your bank or credit card company prior to departure.