Fiji banking, currency, money and finance information. Find out what currency the Fiji Islands currently use, when the banks are open, and how to go about using banking facilities, paying your tax and other Fijian finance options.

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Fiji Finance, Banking and Currency

The Fiji Islands are a popular holiday destination - offering everything you need for a warm, sunny, relaxing island getaway experience.

Fiji offers a range of finance services, facilities and organisations, but it is good to know which currency you can use and where the banks are located.

Fiji Banking

Normal banking hours are from 9:30am to 3:00pm Monday to Thursday, and 9:30am to 4:00pm on Friday.

All banks are closed on public holidays.

The central bank, and bank of issue, is the Reserve Bank of Fiji. The National Bank is a government owned commercial bank.

Recognised Banking Organisations

Fiji is represented by a number of well-known banking organisations, including:

  • Australia & New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ)
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Colonial National Bank
  • Bank of Habib
  • Merchant Bank of Fiji
  • Westpac Banking Corporation

ATM and EFTPOS Service Locations

Bank of Hawaii offers Automated Teller (ATM) services in Suva, Nadi, and Lautoka.

ANZ operates a 24 hour service at Nadi International Airport's Arrival Concourse. ANZ offers ATM services in Suva, Nausori, Nadi, Nadi Airport, Lautoka and Labasa.

National Bank and Westpac offer EFTPOS services in Suva, Nausori, Sigatoka, Nadi, and Lautoka.

Fijian Currency

The currency of Fiji is the Fijian dollar (FJD). Anything below $2 is a coin and $2 and above are notes.

There is no limit to the amount of currency that can be brought into the Fiji Islands. Visitors can take out currency up to the amount they brought in.

International bank cards are welcomed by most hotels, restaurants, shops, car rental companies and tour operators.

Fiji Tax

All goods and services in Fiji have a VAT (Value Added Tax) of 12.5% added to them.

Fiji Tipping

Tipping is not encouraged in the Fiji Islands. Rather thank your hosts with a smile and vinaka, which is Fijian for 'thank you'.

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