Wordtravels

Wordtravels

Vanuatu Currency

Money

The unit of currency in Vanuatu is the Vatu (VUV), although Australian Dollars are widely accepted in Port Vila. The Vatu has no subdivisions. Exchange facilities are readily available at banks and kiosks in Port Vila. Banking services are sophisticated and major credit and debit cards, as well as travellers cheques, are widely accepted in Port Vila and Luganville, but cash is required in the countryside away from tourist resorts. MasterCard and Visa are the most widely accepted. There are ATMs accepting most international cards in Port Vila. Banking hours are generally weekdays between 8am and 4pm.


Currency Exchange Rates


Vanuatu VUV 100 VUV 1,000 VUV 10,000 VUV 100,000 VUV 1,000,000
Australia AUD 1.19 AUD 11.94 AUD 119.43 AUD 1,194.32 AUD 11,943.24
Canada CAD 1.18 CAD 11.83 CAD 118.26 CAD 1,182.62 CAD 11,826.16
Ireland EUR 0.81 EUR 8.08 EUR 80.75 EUR 807.54 EUR 8,075.39
New Zealand NZD 1.31 NZD 13.08 NZD 130.77 NZD 1,307.67 NZD 13,076.72
South Africa ZAR 13.62 ZAR 136.22 ZAR 1,362.20 ZAR 13,622.00 ZAR 136,219.96
United Kingdom GBP 0.62 GBP 6.24 GBP 62.45 GBP 624.48 GBP 6,244.79
United States of America USD 0.89 USD 8.87 USD 88.69 USD 886.92 USD 8,869.18

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

Become our Vanuatu Travel Expert

We are looking for contributors for our Vanuatu travel guide. If you are a local, a regular traveller to Vanuatu or a travel professional with time to contribute and answer occasional forum questions, please contact us.