Samoa Currency


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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