OBTAINING A VISA
According to 800zipcodes, Madagascar has a visa regime, the consular fee is charged in the amount of 35 US dollars, each submitted application is considered individually and the embassy may request any additional information at any stage of the application, reserving the right to refuse to issue a visa. Visa processing time is 2-3 days.
A tourist visa for up to 90 days can be issued upon arrival at the airport by presenting a passport, two round-trip tickets, and paying a fee of 13-15 euros or 17 dollars.
The main monetary units of Madagascar are the Malagasy franc and the ariary. Madagascar is one of only two countries in the world (the other being Mauritania) that does not use a decimal currency. A decimal currency is a currency in which the base currency is divisible by 10, 100, and 1000, and so on. exchange units. For example, 1 US dollar is divided into 100 cents, and 1 ruble is divided into 100 kopecks. In Madagascar, 1 ariary = 5 francs, and this is unusually doubly so, as the “primary” unit is smaller than the secondary. Surprisingly, unlike the faces and cities familiar to us, Madagascar banknotes and coins depict baobabs, butterflies, lemurs and chameleons!
Credit cards (mainly Master Card) are accepted as payment by airlines, travel agencies, hotels and shops, and you can also use credit cards to get money from ATMs located near major banks.
1.00 USD = 1200 ariari
1.00 EUR = 1400 ariari
BANKS OF MADAGASCAR:
UNION COMMERCIAL BANK
All water must be considered potentially hazardous to health. In any case, whether you use water for drinking, brushing your teeth, making ice or washing your hands, it must be boiled! Only well-done meat and fish products should be eaten. Pork, salads, mayonnaise can also be hazardous to health. Vegetables must be subjected to mandatory heat treatment, and the fruits are washed and peeled.