Cook Islands Currency


The currency of the Cook Islands is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD). Foreign currency exchange is available at the airport and two banks in Avarua, ATMs are also available in Avarua and are slowly becoming more widespread. American Express, Visa and MasterCard are accepted at restaurants and hotels in the main towns, and major foreign currencies can be exchanged at larger shops and hotels. Banks are open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.

Currency Exchange Rates

Cook Islands NZD 1 NZD 5 NZD 10 NZD 100 NZD 1,000
Australia AUD 0.96 AUD 4.82 AUD 9.65 AUD 96.48 AUD 964.75
Canada CAD 0.95 CAD 4.76 CAD 9.52 CAD 95.18 CAD 951.84
Ireland EUR 0.66 EUR 3.30 EUR 6.61 EUR 66.06 EUR 660.61
New Zealand NZD 1.00 NZD 5.00 NZD 10.00 NZD 100.00 NZD 1,000.00
South Africa ZAR 10.63 ZAR 53.16 ZAR 106.32 ZAR 1,063.24 ZAR 10,632.37
United Kingdom GBP 0.56 GBP 2.82 GBP 5.64 GBP 56.36 GBP 563.63
United States of America USD 0.73 USD 3.65 USD 7.30 USD 72.97 USD 729.71

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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