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 shouldn't be relied upon. Most hotels and resorts will exchange travellers cheques in US$ or Euros, and credit cards and US currency is readily accepted on the main islands. Tourism taxes are levied for accommodation and activities.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Tahiti and French Polynesia||XPF 1||XPF 5||XPF 10||XPF 100||XPF 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.01||A$ 0.06||A$ 0.12||A$ 1.20||A$ 12.03|
|Canada||C$ 0.01||C$ 0.06||C$ 0.12||C$ 1.22||C$ 12.20|
|Ireland||€ 0.01||€ 0.04||€ 0.08||€ 0.84||€ 8.35|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.01||NZ$ 0.07||NZ$ 0.13||NZ$ 1.32||NZ$ 13.17|
|South Africa||R 0.12||R 0.60||R 1.20||R 11.97||R 119.66|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.01||£ 0.03||£ 0.07||£ 0.66||£ 6.62|
|United States of America||US$ 0.01||US$ 0.06||US$ 0.11||US$ 1.12||US$ 11.19|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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