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What is the best currency to use in New Caledonia?

What is the best currency to use in New Caledonia?

the Pacific franc
New Caledonia’s currency is the Pacific franc, which is abbreviated to either CFP or XPF. The Pacific franc is pegged to the euro at a fixed rate of exchange, with international exchange rates applying to all other currencies, including Australian and New Zealand dollars.

What is the local currency in New Caledonia?

CFP francNew Caledonia / CurrencyThe CFP franc is the currency used in the French overseas collectivities of French Polynesia, New Caledonia, and Wallis and Futuna. The initials CFP originally stood for colonies françaises du Pacifique. This was later changed to Communauté financière du Pacifique and then to its present term, Change franc Pacifique. Wikipedia

Can I use Australian dollars in Noumea?

Currency Exchange in New Caledonia Money changers readily accept US dollars, Australian dollars, New Zealand dollars, euros, and even Vanuatu vatu. But you’ll need proof of identity for any exchange. Banks are open between the hours of 7.30 am and 3.45 pm Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.

Can you use euro in New Caledonia?

All major currencies are accepted, including US, Australian and New Zealand dollars, and euros.

Is it expensive in New Caledonia?

New Caledonia has developed a reputation for being an exceptionally expensive destination. Reports suggest that the cost of living is about 20% to 37% more expensive in New Caledonia than in Australia or New Zealand.

How much is a coffee in New Caledonia?

Prices in restaurants in New Caledonia.

Meal in a cheap restaurant 2,200 XPF (2,000-2,900)
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 296 XPF (170-450)
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 155 XPF (100-250)
Cappuccino (regular) 500 XPF (200-700)
Espresso Coffee 350 XPF (140-490)

What is the best currency to use in Vanuatu?

The vatu
Since Vanuatu is a common destination for cruise ships, many shops and restaurants (particularly in Port Vila) will take Australian dollars. But the rate of exchange is likely to be poor. The vatu is far more widely accepted so it will make your life easier if you just exchange AUD into local cash on arrival.

How much is a cup of coffee in New Caledonia?

A cup of coffee: 450 CFP. A beer: 800 CFP.

Can you drink tap water in New Caledonia?

The tap water in New Caledonia is typically safe to drink, but this can vary between islands and accommodation styles. The safest bet is to drink filtered or bottled water.

How much is Australian Dollar in Vanuatu?

Latest Currency Exchange Rates: 1 Australian Dollar = 82.6909 Vanuatu Vatu.

How much is Australian dollar to vatu?

Currency Conversion Tables

AU Dollar Vatu
AU$ 1 83.27
AU$ 3 250
AU$ 5 416
AU$ 10 833