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 1.24 AUD 12.40 AUD 123.95 AUD 1,239.51 AUD 12,395.07
Canada CAD 1.23 CAD 12.27 CAD 122.74 CAD 1,227.36 CAD 12,273.56
Ireland EUR 0.84 EUR 8.38 EUR 83.81 EUR 838.09 EUR 8,380.89
New Zealand NZD 1.36 NZD 13.57 NZD 135.71 NZD 1,357.14 NZD 13,571.43
South Africa ZAR 14.14 ZAR 141.37 ZAR 1,413.73 ZAR 14,137.33 ZAR 141,373.34
United Kingdom GBP 0.65 GBP 6.48 GBP 64.81 GBP 648.10 GBP 6,481.04
United States of America USD 0.92 USD 9.20 USD 92.05 USD 920.47 USD 9,204.71

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

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