Currency: Bolívar Fuerte (VEB) = 100 céntimos. Notes are in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5, 0.5, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of VEB500, 100, 50, 25, 5, 2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10 and 5 céntimos.
Currency Exchange: Banks will change cheques and cash, and cambios will change cash only; as will hotels, although often at a less favourable rate. Travellers are advised to bring currency in US Dollars.
Credit / Debit Cards and ATMs: American Express, MasterCard and Visa are accepted in main cities and tourist centres; Diners Club has more limited acceptance.
Currency Restrictions: The import and export of local and foreign currency is limited.