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What currency can I use in the airport? US dollars, or is UK pounds accepted also? Thank you. Is there also free wifi in the airport?

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1. Re: currency

Don't count on Wifi.

USD and Ethiopian Birr.

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2. Re: currency

Have small dollar notes if poss.

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4. Re: currency

The airport doesn't offer free public wifi but last time I was there I noted one internet cafe in international transit/departures that looked expensive. Good for emergencies I guess.

The shops and restaurants accept US dollars but as noted you may not get USD change for a large bill. They may only offer birr.

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6. Re: currency

OK, thanks so much! Appreciate the advice!

Joy

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7. Re: currency

Yes there is indeed an internet cafe in T2 departures now, and a Chinese Restaurant!!

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8. Re: currency

Thanks a lot for the advice!

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9. Re: currency

Is it expensive in the airport, or moderate?

Thanks a lot!

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10. Re: currency

It depends.

Some souvenirs for example are ridiculously overpriced, coffee is 3 times more expensive than in Addis but for someone coming from London it still may be cheap.

People reported here that they thought the perfumes were cheap, I honestly can't remember the prices.

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