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 0.52||AUD 2.59||AUD 5.18||AUD 51.76||AUD 517.62|
|Canada||CAD 0.51||CAD 2.55||CAD 5.11||CAD 51.07||CAD 510.69|
|Ireland||EUR 0.35||EUR 1.77||EUR 3.54||EUR 35.44||EUR 354.44|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.54||NZD 2.68||NZD 5.37||NZD 53.65||NZD 536.53|
|South Africa||ZAR 5.70||ZAR 28.52||ZAR 57.05||ZAR 570.46||ZAR 5,704.57|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.30||GBP 1.51||GBP 3.02||GBP 30.24||GBP 302.40|
|United States of America||USD 0.39||USD 1.96||USD 3.92||USD 39.15||USD 391.51|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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