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Macau - Macanese Pataca - Currency Guide

 

Foreign exchange guide to Macau and the Macanese Pataca (MOP)

     

AUD/MOP 90-day view

AUDMOP at 6.1536 is 3.0% above its 90-DAY average, range 5.6082-6.2272.
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14-DAY-LOW
 
Recent AUD to MOP Trend + Alerts

The above interactive chart shows the AUD to MOP Exchange Rate, Trends and Alerts (UP,DOWN,HIGH,LOW).

   

MOP News, Forecasts and Trends

Australian Dollar to Macanese Pataca - Historical Rates

AUD/MOPChangePeriod
6.1376
18 Jan 2021
0.3% ▲1 Week
6.0715
26 Dec 2020
1.4% ▲30 Days
5.6840
27 Oct 2020
8.3% ▲90 Days
5.4458
26 Jan 2020
13% ▲1 Year
5.6365
27 Jan 2016
9.2% ▲5 Years
7.9719
28 Jan 2011
22.8% ▼10 Years

AUD/MOP 10 year historic rates & change to 25-Jan-2021 : 6.1560

 

A$10,000 AUD
=
M$61,621 MOP

Converted at AUD/MOP interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

Australian Dollar to Macanese Pataca - Quick Conversions

AUD MOP
A$ 1 M$ 6.1621
A$ 5 M$ 30.81
A$ 10 M$ 61.62
A$ 20 M$ 123.24
A$ 50 M$ 308.11
A$ 100 M$ 616.21
A$ 250 M$ 1,541
A$ 500 M$ 3,081
A$ 1,000 M$ 6,162
A$ 2,000 M$ 12,324
A$ 5,000 M$ 30,811
A$ 10,000 M$ 61,621
A$ 50,000 M$ 308,105
A$ 100,000 M$ 616,210
More amounts
AUD MOP
A$ 0.1623 M$ 1
A$ 0.8115 M$ 5
A$ 1.6230 M$ 10
A$ 3.2460 M$ 20
A$ 8.1150 M$ 50
A$ 16.23 M$ 100
A$ 40.58 M$ 250
A$ 81.15 M$ 500
A$ 162.30 M$ 1,000
A$ 324.60 M$ 2,000
A$ 811.50 M$ 5,000
A$ 1,623 M$ 10,000
A$ 8,115 M$ 50,000
A$ 16,230 M$ 100,000
More amounts
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What currency should I use in Macau?

The domestic currency in Macau is the Macanese Pataca.

What is the Macanese Pataca currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Macanese Pataca is MOP — symbol is M$.

Which countries use the Macanese Pataca?

It is the domestic currency in    Macau.

Is the Macanese Pataca a closed currency?

No, the Macanese Pataca is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

 

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Macau

Travel money for Macau

Save money and time by Ordering your Macanese Pataca online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the MOP cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Macanese Pataca otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 

Send Money to Macau - Best Rates

To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Macau you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.


Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Macau

When sending money to Macau it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Macanese Pataca amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted MOP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Macau.

Use the above Send to Macanese Pataca calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Macanese Pataca deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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