Traveling to Fiji has been made easier with the availability of currency exchange outlets and ATMs all around Fiji. Forget to exchange for Fijian dollars or didn’t bring enough cash before arriving in Fiji? Fret not because now you can withdraw money from anywhere in Fiji.
The unit of currency that is used in Fiji is the Fijian Dollar, “FJD” or “FJ$”. In Fiji, you can find coins of 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2. Meanwhile, banknotes in Fiji have the following denominations $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. Fiji also has a commemorative currency of $7 revealed to mark the victory of Fijian Women and Men’s rugby sevens teams at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Can I use Australian Dollars or New Zealand Dollars in Fiji?
Given that the majority of the tourists in Fiji hail from Australia or New Zealand, many wonder if you could use Australian dollars or New Zealand dollars in Fiji. However, no foreign currencies are allowed to be used in Fiji.
Payment by card in Fiji
Many Fijian merchants have EFTPOS terminals so you can pay by card in Fiji. You should not encounter any problem paying by debit or credit card while you’re in Fiji, as long as you’re aware of the fees and charges incurred by the different cards.
Currency Exchange and Money Changers in Fiji
There are a number of places where you can exchange foreign currency including banks, larger hotels and resorts and foreign exchange outlets found in airports and major towns and cities.
Pro tip: Usually the foreign exchange at the airport has the best rates.
Foreign Exchanges in Nadi:
Western Union Nadi Town- City Forex shop is located in Nadi main town
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5:00am and 8:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.google.com/?cid=16684541355920939350&entry=gps
No1 Currency located at departures, Nadi International Airport, Nadi
Operating hours: 24hours
Unimoni Pte Ltd located at 5 Dee Mall Main Street, Nadi
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm and 8:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.app.goo.gl/kKTo3chLPpXkRhM97
Foreign Exchange in Lautoka;
No1 Currency the shop is located at 18 Tukani Street, Lautoka and in Narara Parade
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 6:00pm and 5:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.google.com/?cid=10825920020745021790&entry=gps
Foreign exchange outlets in Suva
No1 Currency located at Harbour Centre, Thomson Street, Suva
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 6:00pm and 8:00am – 5:00pm on Saturday
It also has a branch in Grantham Road, Raiwai, Rodwell Road, Suva and Scott Street Suva. https://maps.app.goo.gl/8ahnhPhMoCKxbgi9A
Lotus Foreign Exchange located at shop 2, 30 Thomson Street, Suva
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm and 8:30am -1:00pm on Saturday https://maps.app.goo.gl/9HRh8YWn3ywFJmE48
MoneyGram outlet is located at Rodwell Road, Suva – City center
Operating hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm and 8:00am – 12:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.app.goo.gl/FPpeVUFfUCxBYfCb8
Unimoni Pte Ltd shop is located at 53 Waimanu Road Suva
Operating hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm and 9:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.app.goo.gl/GnCKo9y9T5iHkmpr6
Western Union located at 3 Scott Street, Suva and at Gordon Street, Suva
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm and 8:00am – 2:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.app.goo.gl/FSqVksuhpU9gekHs8
MH Money Express located at Boulevard Downtown, Ellery Street, Suva and Rodwell Road. Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm and 9:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.app.goo.gl/yqToTC8JY3z5RPX18
Foreign Exchange in Sigatoka:
No1 Currency the shop is located at Valley Road, Sigatoka
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm and 8:00am – 3:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.app.goo.gl/p8wCS1VXH8TA67Ts9
Foreign Exchange in Labasa
Lotus Foreign Exchange the shop is located at 8 Nasekula Road, Labasa
Operating hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm and 8:30am – 1:00pm on Saturday. https://maps.app.goo.gl/hvWqzm7m6h7w7snZ6
Pro tip: You are encouraged to bring along bigger denominations for currency exchange.
Where are the ATMs in Fiji
Withdrawing cash from an ATM in Fiji is easy as you can use your overseas debit and credit cards, such as MasterCard, Visa and American Express. ATMs are widely available in Fiji’s main towns and cities as well as larger hotels and resorts. Commercial banks such as Bank of Baroda, Bank of South Pacific, ANZ, Westpac, HFC Bank and Bred Bank provide services to the locals and tourists, operating from 9am to 4pm, Monday to Friday, and selected branches provide service on Saturday from 9am to 1pm.
Do remember to check with your bank on the overseas withdrawal charges for your bank card.
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