Vanuatu Currency


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 1.23 AUD 12.31 AUD 123.08 AUD 1,230.76 AUD 12,307.62
Canada CAD 1.20 CAD 11.98 CAD 119.76 CAD 1,197.61 CAD 11,976.09
Ireland EUR 0.86 EUR 8.56 EUR 85.57 EUR 855.75 EUR 8,557.45
New Zealand NZD 1.29 NZD 12.93 NZD 129.33 NZD 1,293.27 NZD 12,932.65
South Africa ZAR 12.39 ZAR 123.91 ZAR 1,239.06 ZAR 12,390.60 ZAR 123,905.97
United Kingdom GBP 0.75 GBP 7.45 GBP 74.52 GBP 745.23 GBP 7,452.33
United States of America USD 0.91 USD 9.06 USD 90.58 USD 905.84 USD 9,058.38

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

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