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The Low Down on Vanuatu Currency

Currency:

Vanuatu Vatu

Currency code:

VUV

Central Bank:

Reserve bank of Vanuatu

Currency symbol:

VT (Vatu)

Bank notes:

100VT, 200VT, 500VT, 1,000VT, 2,000VT, 5,000VT, 10,000VT

Coins:

1VT, 2VT, 5VT, 10VT, 20VT, 50VT, 100VT




The official currency of Vanuatu is the vatu, and uses the currency code VUV. Interestingly unlike many other currencies, the vatu has no subdivisions, with 1 vatu being the smallest denomination of Vanuatu currency.



The vatu was introduced one year into Vanuatu’s independence, in 1981. The vatu replaced the formerly used New Hebrides franc and ended the official circulation of the Australian dollar in Vanuatu.



Many communities in Vanuatu continue to conduct business in a ceremonial fashion, paying each other using traditional items of value such as pigs, curved boars’ tusks or long dyed mats.



What to spend your Vanuatu Vatus on:

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    Inexpensive meal

    1200 VT *

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    1 litre of petrol

    135 VT *

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    Movie ticket

    750 VT *

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    Cup of coffee

    350 VT *

  • *

    Bottle of soft drink

    350 VT *

How many Vanuatu Vatus will I need?**

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Total spending money needed:

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  • *for people for
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Must-See Places in Vanuatu

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  • Port Vila
  • Port Vila is Vanuatu’s capital and most lively town, featuring beautiful beaches, exciting waterside activities, French inspired restaurants and vibrant market stalls selling local wares. Drop into the nearby Mele cascades to swim in a plunge pool beneath a 35m waterfall for an amazing experience.
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  • Luganville
  • Luganville might not be the most picturesque town in Vanuatu but it does offer access to some truly wonderful local sites. Trek through the jungle over bamboo bridges and creeks to reach the luminous Millennium Cave or dive into an American military dumping spot at Million Dollar Point.
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  • Tanna Island
  • A truer reflection of Vanuatu’s culture lies within the local villages of Tanna Island. Visit the active volcano Mount Yasur, relax in the local hot springs or take a dive in one of the freshwater lakes or beaches that this island has to offer.

Buying Vanuatu Vatus Online is Easy

Simply order your Vanuatu Vatus online to lock in the rate, then choose to collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly, or get it delivered to your home!

  • 1. Click the ‘Buy Vanuatu Vatu Now’ button below
  • And tell us how much you need for your trip.

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Get your currency home-delivered or choose to collect at more than 3,600 pick up locations.

  • 3. Pay online
  • Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!

Travelling to Vanuatu in the Future?

Travelling to Vanuatu in the Future?

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Prefer to Buy in Store?

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If buying online is not your thing, visit your nearest Travelex store around and one of our friendly sales consultants will help you organise your vatus for your trip to Vanuatu.

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**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.

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