Tahiti Currency

How do I exchange money, find ATMs, use credit cards? The local currency is the Pacific franc XPF. For exchange and cash advances, visitors can go to Tahiti-Faa’a airport where an ewchange office is available. ATMs are located on the major islands. Major credit cards are accepted in most hotels, shops, and restaurants on the major islands but may not always be accepted at markets, smaller shops and the less visited islands.

Tahitian Money and Exchange Facilities

Tahiti currency

The currency used in The Islands of Tahiti is the the Pacific franc (international abbreviation: XPF). An interesting feature of this currency is that its exchange rate with the euro never varies and is set at 100 F.CFP = 0.838 Euros (or 1 Euro = 119.33 F.CFP).  Tahiti currency denominations are available in 1/2/5/10/20/50 and 100 coins, and 500/1,000/5,000 and 10,000 bills.

The following forms of payment are accepted: all legal currencies, international credit cards, travellers’ cheques (a commission is charged to exchange these). At Tahiti-Fa’a’a airport, an exchange office is opened at the arrival and departure times of international flights.

ATTENTION: Only coins from the new range will be authorized as of November 30, 2022.
More information on www.ieom.fr/nouvelles-pieces/

Tipping: Tipping is not customary in Tahiti and the other French Polynesia islands and is therefore not expected. If you choose to tip for exemplary service, the gesture is always welcomed and appreciated.

For more information about currency exchange of xpf currency to the us dollar: Google Finance