09 June 2016

Zimbabwe: Cash withdrawals with international bank cards currently not possible!

update (20 Sept 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (18 Sept 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card. It is advised to have sufficient funds in US dollar notes for your visit.

update (11 July 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (25 May 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card. It is advised to have sufficient funds in US dollar notes for your visit.

update (30 June 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (25 May 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card. It is advised to have sufficient funds in US dollar notes for your visit.  

update (26 May 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (25 May 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card. It is advised to have sufficient funds in US dollar notes for your visit. 

update (18 May 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (16 May 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card. It is advised to have sufficient funds in US dollar notes for your visit. 

update (16 March 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (14 March 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card. It is advised to have sufficient funds in US dollar notes for your visit.

update (10 March 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (08 February 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card.

update (23 February 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (08 February 2017) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash and it is therefore not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card.

update (24 January 2017): According to tourismupdate, in Victoria Falls only Barclays Bank and Standard Chartered banks accept foreign cards.

update (09 January 2017): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (27 November 2016) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash. It is still not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card.

 update (07 December 2016): According to the latest update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (27 November 2016) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash. It is still not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card.

update (17 October 2016): According to the current Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (06 September 2016; still current at 17 October 2016), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash. It is still not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card.

update (16 September 2016): According to the current Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (06 September 2016; still current at 16 September 2016), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash. It is still not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card.

update (19 August 2016): According to the current Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (07 August 2016; still current at 19 August 2016), Zimbabwe is still experiencing a shortage of cash. It is still not possible to make cash withdrawals using an international bank card.

According to an update of the Foreign travel advice - Zimbabwe (07 June 2016) by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (UK), it is not currently possible to make cash withdrawals with an international bank card in Zimbabwe. Travellers should make sure that they have sufficient funds in US dollar notes on them when visiting Zimbabwe. In addition, it is illegal to leave the country with more than $1,000 (or equivalent) in cash. It is also illegal to exchange foreign currency anywhere other than at officially licensed dealers (eg, banks).

Zimbabwe travel advice - GOVUK

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