What is the preferred currency in Uganda?

The preferred currency in Uganda is the Uganda Shilling and please note that the country is a cash based society and that the Uganda Shilling cannot be purchased outside the country. However, foreign currencies like the US Dollar, GB Pound and the Euro are also accepted especially by most hotels, safari companies, airlines to mention but a few. The US Dollar is the most preferred foreign currency but please note that Dollar bills should be above 2003 series and with no tears / damages in any way. To keep your money safe, please wear a money belt.

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