- What is the Symbol for the Solomon Islands dollar?
The symbol for SBD is $ or SI$
- Are credit cards widely-accepted in the Solomon Islands?
Major credit cards will likely be accepted at major resorts and larger restaurants, however it is best not to rely on credit cards in the Solomon Islands.
- What are the regularly used coins used in the Solomon Islands?
Coins typically used in the Solomon Islands are the 10, 20 and 50-cent coins and the 1 and 2 dollar coins.
What is the Solomond Islands's Currency?
Solomon Islands dollar
$ or SI$
Central Bank of Solomon Islands
|Currency sub unit:|
$5, $10, $20, $50, $100
10, 20, 50 cents, $1, $2
The official currency in the Solomon Islands is the dollar with 1 dollar being subdivided into 100 cents. This currency also goes by the currency code ‘SBD’.
The dollar has been used in the Solomon Islands since 1977, prior to this time the Australian pound sterling and subsequently the Australian dollar was used.
During WWII, when the Solomon Islands were under the control of Imperial Japan, the Oceanian pound became the official currency until after the war ended and the use of the pound was restored.
The most commonly used bills for Solomon Island dollars are the 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 notes.
What to spend your SBD dollars on**:
Bottle of water
Street food meal
Loaf of bread
Local bus ticket
Entry to Riba cave
Must-sees in the Solomon Islands
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*** Business days. Some stores open 7 days. The next available date will be displayed when ordering.
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