ToamasinaMadagascar. It is still commonly called Tamatave, which was its official name until 1977.
- Air Austral from Saint-Denis de la Reunion.
- Air Madagascar & Tsaradia airlines Avenue De Independence. from Antananarivo and Sainte-Marie.
- Madagasikara Airways from Antananarivo and Sainte-Marie.
- From Antananarivo to Toamasina is 355 km, which takes six hours by car.
- Cotisse Transport to and from Antananarivo, (9 hours) 7 trips a day. from 20,000Ar. Clean buses with free wifi.
Banks & ATMs
- BFV-SG. Avenue De L'Independance. 24 hour ATMs take most international cards.
- MCB. Boulevard Joffre. 24 hour ATM takes most international cards.
- BOMI.Boulevard Joffre. ATMs take only Visa card.
- BOA. Boulevard Augagneur. ATMs take only Visa card.
- BNI. Boulevard Joffre. 24 hour ATMs take Mastercard and Visa card.
Shoprite supermarketaddress: Fokontany 23/41Large supermarket chain part of Shoprite South Africa. lowest prices of the big supermarket chains in Madagascar.
Score supermarketsaddress: Boulevard AugagneurThere are two score supermarkets in Toamasina.
Leader Price Supermarketaddress: Rue Flacourtmany imported goods from France. Higher prices. good quality.
- Supermaki has two stores in toamasina. Ankirihiry and Morafeno.
- LA Terrasse Bar and restaurant. Good priced food and drinks.
Sarkis Baraddress: Boulevard De La Liberation
Queens Disco & baraddress: Boulevard De La LiberationSells pizza. Free wifi.
Hotel Plagephone: +261-20-5332090address: Boulevard De La LiberationLarge double room with own bathroom 35,000Ar. near many bars and a 5 minute walk to the beach.
Melville HotelA 60 room hotel on the Melville Boulevard. Air conditioning and hot water available. from (25,000-65,000) Ar per night). cable TV. Free Wifi. Only thing is it is far from downtown.
Centre Lambahoanyaddress: Boulevard da la Liberte 12-47Single/double room with own bathroom.
Hotel Les Flamboyantsphone: +261 032-71-09351, +261 034-78-74595address: Rue de La Liberation.Nice size clean air con double room with own hot water bathroom. Balcony over looking the city. Cable TV. Free Wifi 60.000Ar also has fan double rooms for 45,000Ar.
JRJ Hotelphone: +261 034-6814074address: En Face De L'eglise Fjkm Betela BazarikelyAir con double room with hot water bathroom. Cable TV. Wifi. From 41,000Ar. Fan double with own bathroom 31,000Ar.
Hotel Mahatokyaddress: Immeuble Mahatoky, Boulevard De La Liberte 12/13Clean double rooms with or without own bathroom 20,000/25,000. Has nets in all rooms.
phone: +261 20 53-323-90address: 18 Bd Joffre,Hotel Joffre is an excellent mid-range hotel. Classic old-style fully renovated hotel in downtown with excellent French restaurant. Try to get the 1st floor rooms - the top floor rooms get very hot through sun on the roof.
- Telma (next to the post office) Avenue De Independent. has good 4G internet. 12Gb of data cost 75,000Ar good for 30days.most hotels now have free wifi.