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Fiji Currency
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The Fijian Dollar is the official currency in Fiji.

Fijian Dollar (FJD, symbol F$) = 100 cents.

Notes are in denominations of F$50, 20, 10, 5 and 2.

Coins are in denominations of F$1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

Currency exchange

Exchange facilities are available at the airport, at trading banks and at the majority of hotels. ATM's may not accept foreign credit cards.

Credit & debit cards

Diners Club, American Express, MasterCard and Visa are accepted at a number of establishments. Please check with your credit or debit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available. Visa, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International and MasterCard have representatives in Suva. Visa and American Express can replace lost and stolen credit cards and traveller's cheques.

Travellers cheques

To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are recommended to take traveller's cheques in Australian Dollars or Pounds Sterling.

Exchange rate indicators

The following figures should be perceived as a guide to the movements of the Fijian Dollar against the US Dollar and UK Pounds Sterling:
 
Date At time of publishing
UK £1.00=
F$ 3.20
US $1.00=
F$ 1.54
 
Currency restrictions

There are no restrictions on the import of foreign or local currency, provided the amount is declared on arrival. Unspent local currency can be re-exchanged on departure up to the amount of foreign currency imported. The export of local currency is limited to F$ 500. The export of foreign currency as cash is limited to the equivalent of F$ 500.

Banking hours

Monday to Thursday from 9.30 am to 3.00 pm, Friday 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.

Restricted Foreign Exchange Dealers (authorised to issue foreign currency and traveller's cheques for travel related purposes only): Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Saturday 8.30 am to 12.00 pm.
Useful travel links
MasterCard ATM Locator Location of any ATM that accepts MasterCard
Oanda International Currency and foreign exchange services
VISA ATM Locator Location of any ATM that accepts VISA cards