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East Timor Currency

Money

The US Dollar is the official currency of East Timor. The country's limited banking system will not exchange Pounds Sterling cash or, in many cases, Euros, credit cards are of little use outside of major hotels, and ATMs are hard to find in Dili. Banks, credit card facilities and ATMs are very limited outside the capital. Travellers should bring small notes when exploring the districts, as large denominations are hard to change. Notes older than 2009 are usually rejected.


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