Tahiti And French Polynesia Currency


The unit of currency in French Polynesia is the French Pacific Franc (XPF), divided into 100 centimes. The exchange rate is fairly stable as it is linked to the Euro. Banks throughout the islands are open mainly on weekdays only and are the best place to change foreign currency; rates of exchange are not as good at hotels. There are ATMs on a few of the islands, but they shouldn't be relied upon. Credit cards and US currency are readily accepted on the main islands. Tourism taxes are levied for accommodation and activities.

Currency Exchange Rates

Tahiti and French Polynesia XPF 100 XPF 1,000 XPF 10,000 XPF 100,000 XPF 1,000,000
Australia AUD 1.20 AUD 12.00 AUD 120.04 AUD 1,200.43 AUD 12,004.35
Canada CAD 1.18 CAD 11.81 CAD 118.06 CAD 1,180.64 CAD 11,806.44
Ireland EUR 0.84 EUR 8.39 EUR 83.93 EUR 839.34 EUR 8,393.41
New Zealand NZD 1.24 NZD 12.43 NZD 124.29 NZD 1,242.93 NZD 12,429.32
South Africa ZAR 11.54 ZAR 115.39 ZAR 1,153.86 ZAR 11,538.56 ZAR 115,385.57
United Kingdom GBP 0.72 GBP 7.20 GBP 71.96 GBP 719.62 GBP 7,196.25
United States of America USD 0.88 USD 8.84 USD 88.35 USD 883.52 USD 8,835.17

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

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