Already things were now becoming expensive to withdraw local currency, but sometime around February/March 2018, the Cape Verdean banks have increased this 165 CVE charge to 200 CVE.
In April 2017, the decision was made that the South Atlantic Airbridge could no longer land on Ascension Island due to the condition of the runway surface. As a result, Cape Verde is now being used as a mid-flight stop to refuel the aircraft and conduct a crew change.
Times are changing here on Sal and it seems too, the same on Boa Vista. It seems the tourist is seen as the cash cow and it’s time to become more savvy.