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 1.26 AUD 12.56 AUD 125.62 AUD 1,256.15 AUD 12,561.51
Canada CAD 1.27 CAD 12.69 CAD 126.90 CAD 1,269.04 CAD 12,690.41
Ireland EUR 0.84 EUR 8.38 EUR 83.77 EUR 837.75 EUR 8,377.48
New Zealand NZD 1.34 NZD 13.37 NZD 133.68 NZD 1,336.78 NZD 13,367.83
South Africa ZAR 12.13 ZAR 121.30 ZAR 1,212.97 ZAR 12,129.65 ZAR 121,296.51
United Kingdom GBP 0.72 GBP 7.25 GBP 72.46 GBP 724.56 GBP 7,245.61
United States of America USD 0.94 USD 9.41 USD 94.09 USD 940.87 USD 9,408.67

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

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