Currency conversion on the ship

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#1
1,197 Posts
Joined Mar 2006
With stops in multiple places having local currency for Fiji, Tonga and Tahiti will be useful. I also need New Zealand $ for an excursion in Aitutaki. I hear that the purser can exchange some $. Does anyone know how good/bad the exchange rate is on the ship.
#2
Atlanta, GA
163 Posts
Joined Jun 2006
In our experience, the ship uses the current exchange rate with no additional yield premium. In other words, the most favorable rate available.
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#3
Toronto, Canada
6,326 Posts
Joined Nov 2002
The ships rates were a lot better than our Toronto bank.
Wont Teking take US$.
In Rarotonga where we did quite a bit of shopping everyone took USD. As also in Fiji. In fact the pearls in Justin Hunter in Fiji were priced in USD.