AUD to FJD Exchange Rate and more
Travel like a local in Fiji
Whether you’re heading to Fiji for amazing food, world class surfing or it’s fascinating culture it’s very important to take cash with you. Fiji has a very much cash based economy, so whichever of the 332 islands you’re visiting make sure you are carrying cash on you at all times. Although the larger islands and ports may have eftpos facilities available you will almost indefinitely come across a market or restaurant where cash is a necessity, so do yourself a favour and exchange some Aussie for Fijian before embarking on your trip.
Use our currency calculator for AUD to FJD in order to help you understand how much things will cost on your holiday or simply sign up to our Rate Alert and we can send you a notification when your desired rate hits the market. Being one of the most traded currency in the world your best to get your travel budget early and watch for the best exchange rate for your trip.
The Fijian Dollar?
The official currency of all of Fiji’s 332 islands is the Fijian dollar (FJD). This has been the official currency of Fiji since 1969, but was also the official currency between 1867 and 1873. In the 96 years between 1873 and 1969, the official currency was Fijian pounds.
As with other dollars, Fijian dollars ($) are divided into 100 cents (c). Fiji coins come in 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2 denominations. Banknotes are available in $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 denominations. While there were 50c, $1 and $2 notes in the past, these have all been respectively replaced by coins of the same values. How much money do i need in Fiji? Food and drink in Fiji is considerably cheaper than in Australia, with water being widely available and cheap and alcohol being a bit more expensive. Note: prices on some of the smaller islands will be inflated so if you’re going for a day trip, stock up on the main island before you go.
Bottle of Water: $2 FJD
Beer: $5 FJD
Bottle of house wine: $20-25 FJD
Dinner at a restaurant: $25-30 FJD
Street food meal: $5 FJD
Remember to try and use up all your coins before you return home