The unit of currency is the Tala (ST$), made of 100 Sene. Major credit cards are accepted at most hotels, restaurants, shops, rental car agencies and travel agents. The best currencies to carry are Australian, New Zealand or US dollars, which can be exchanged at all banks. Most ATMs accept the full range of international credit cards and travellers cheques and cash can be exchanged in banks and currency exchange bureaux in Apia and at the airport.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Samoa||WST 1||WST 5||WST 10||WST 100||WST 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.58||AUD 2.89||AUD 5.77||AUD 57.74||AUD 577.41|
|Canada||CAD 0.55||CAD 2.74||CAD 5.49||CAD 54.89||CAD 548.85|
|Ireland||EUR 0.37||EUR 1.86||EUR 3.72||EUR 37.23||EUR 372.30|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.63||NZD 3.14||NZD 6.28||NZD 62.78||NZD 627.79|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.44||ZAR 32.18||ZAR 64.36||ZAR 643.58||ZAR 6,435.77|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.29||GBP 1.47||GBP 2.94||GBP 29.37||GBP 293.70|
|United States of America||USD 0.42||USD 2.12||USD 4.24||USD 42.37||USD 423.69|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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