Fiji - Fijian Dollar - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Fiji, the Fijian Dollar currency plus sending (FJD) transfers and travel tips for Fiji.

 
 
CountryFiji
FlagFiji
Country CodeFJ
Domestic Currency Fijian Dollar
Currency SymbolF$
Currency CodeFJD
Exchange RateUSD/FJD = 2.2163
Telephone Prefix+679

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Fijian Dollar

USD

FJD

U$ 1
F$ 2.2163
U$ 5
F$ 11.08
U$ 10
F$ 22.16
U$ 20
F$ 44.33
U$ 50
F$ 110.82
U$ 100
F$ 221.63
U$ 250
F$ 554.08
U$ 500
F$ 1,108
U$ 1,000
F$ 2,216
U$ 2,000
F$ 4,433
U$ 5,000
F$ 11,082
U$ 10,000
F$ 22,163
U$ 50,000
F$ 110,815
U$ 100,000
F$ 221,630
More amounts

USD

FJD

U$ 0.4512
F$ 1
U$ 2.2560
F$ 5
U$ 4.5120
F$ 10
U$ 9.0240
F$ 20
U$ 22.56
F$ 50
U$ 45.12
F$ 100
U$ 112.80
F$ 250
U$ 225.60
F$ 500
U$ 451.20
F$ 1,000
U$ 902.40
F$ 2,000
U$ 2,256
F$ 5,000
U$ 4,512
F$ 10,000
U$ 22,560
F$ 50,000
U$ 45,120
F$ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/FJD amounts use our Convert USD to FJD quick calculator. To read more about the latest exchange rate trends and to compare FX provider rates view USD to FJD Rate Guide.

Fiji Currency Info


Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Fiji?

The domestic currency in Fiji is the Fijian Dollar.

What is the Fijian Dollar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Fijian Dollar is FJD — symbol is F$.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Fijian Dollars?

U$ 100 converts to F$ 221.63

Which countries use the Fijian Dollar?

It is the domestic currency in Fiji.

Is the Fijian Dollar a closed currency?

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


Fijian Dollar (FJD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to FJD exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

ALERTS: 1-DAY ▲ 0.5% 🔔 | 90-DAY HIGHS 🔔 |
USD/FJD at 2.2083 was trading 1.4% above the 90-day average 2.1781 with a range 2.1332 to 2.2083. ALERTS: Today USD/FJD is UP 0.5% and has also risen to 90-DAY HIGHS.
21-Feb 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 22-Feb 9AM-SYD

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Fiji

Fiji is viewed as a far-off and exotic getaway, and rightly so. There are two main islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, and nearly 900 smaller islands and inlets. If you’re looking for privacy, chances are you’re sure to find a secluded spot somewhere in the country. Contrary to popular belief, a vacation here doesn’t need to break the bank. Yes, there are pricey resorts but there are also budget guesthouses. Inexpensive accommodation and food, combined with the fact most Pacific flights include a stopover here, makes the islands an affordable and easy place to visit.

What currency to use in Fiji?

The Fijian dollar is the basic unit of currency, available in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. Coins are 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, $1 and $2.
 Normal banking hours are 9:30am to 4:00pm, Monday – Friday and 9:00am to 1:00pm on Saturdays at selected areas. There is a 24 hour currency exchange service at the arrivals concourse at Nadi Airport. ATMs are common in Fijian cities, but you'll need to plan ahead and make sure you have enough cash if you're heading to rural areas. Australian banks such as Westpac and ANZ have a presence in Fiji, so these cardholders can access ATMs cheaply on their island holiday However, US dollars are widely accepted and carrying a supply of American money saves visitors from having to deal with banks and moneychangers.

Getting around in Fiji?

Getting around Fiji is easy and cheap. There’s a good network of buses, carriers (trucks) and ferries for travel within Fiji’s main islands, and taxis are common. Hiring a car is a good way to explore the two largest islands – which contain 90% of Fiji’s roads – or charter a boat or small plane to get between islands. Fiji is well-served by two domestic airlines which operate between many of the islands, although services are less regular to the outer islands. Yachting and cruising are also great ways to explore the country.

Many locals drive around minivans and small trucks which they use to transport tourists around for a fee. They generally pick up as many as possible so it's not always comfortable. You will find taxis on Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, Taveuni and Ovalau. The bus stations in the main towns usually have taxi depots and there is often an oversupply of taxis, with drivers competing for business.

Travel tips for Fiji.

Some of the islands are quite cheap and others expensive. There is something for everyone's budget and the islands have the best beaches and snorkeling. Denarau is the most commercialized part of Fiji with lots of hotels, restaurants and bars at the marina but beaches are not as pristine as elsewhere.

Viti Levu is the main island in Fiji and is home to the International airport. Coral Coast is a popular tourist area on Viti Levu known for expansive ocean views, breathtaking sunsets and great snorkeling. For the best beaches and water activities head over to Mamanuca and Yasawa islands by ferry from the main island or by seaplane or helicopter from the airport. Resorts on the Fiji’s Northern Islands (a short flight from the main island) are set among lush rainforest and beautiful waterfalls and provide an easy access to some of the best diving in the world.

Tap water is not considered safe in Fiji so be sure to stock up on bottled water.

There are two seasons: warm and even warmer. It’s a sunny, tropical climate that’ll wash the winter chills from your bones. That doesn’t mean it never rains here, but you can expect May to November, our cooler months, to range from 19° to 29°c. And from December and April, the temperatures register from 22° to 33°c.

 

Travel money for Fiji

Save money and time by Ordering your Fijian Dollars online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the FJD 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 Fijian Dollars otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 
Travel Money Providers Amount FJD(F$)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
Travelex Online US logo
1,843.2 F$
Best Overall
1.84320^16.53%
U.S. Bank Foreign Currency
U.S. Bank logo
1,787.9 F$
F$55 less
1.7879019.04%
Banks - Average Rate
U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo
1,770 F$
F$73 less
1.7879U$1019.85%
Wells Fargo Bank logo
1,752.14 F$
F$91 less
1.7879U$2020.66%
 
Travelex Online US logo
Travelex Online US: Travel Money USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:$0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:1.8432 (16.53% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)1,843.2 F$
Total Cost:16.53%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sun Feb 23 2020 06:00:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
U.S. Bank logo
U.S. Bank: Travel Money USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:0
Exchange Rate:1.7879 (19.04% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)1,787.9 F$
Total Cost:19.04%
Time:6:05 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Travel Money USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:U$10 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:1.9323 (12.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)1,770 F$
Total Cost:19.85%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 
Wells Fargo Bank logo
Wells Fargo Bank: Travel Money USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:U$20 USD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:1.7879 (19.04% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)1,752.14 F$
Total Cost:20.66%
Time:6:05 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 02/23/2020 - View latest rates

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Sending money to Fiji

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Fiji you need to start with finding out the latest Fijian Dollar foreign-transfer exchange rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save (we make that calculation easy here).


Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Fiji

When sending money to Fiji 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 Fijian Dollar 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 FJD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Fiji.

Use our Send to Fijian Dollars 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 Fijian Dollars deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

  

USD to FJD International Money Transfers

  

Foreign Transfer Providers Receive FJD(F$)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
OFX logo
21,279 F$
Best Overall
2.12790^3.64%
XE logo
21,807 F$
F$528 more
2.180701.25%
TransferWise logo
21,948 F$
F$669 more
2.2061U$510.61%
Wells Fargo Bank logo
20,815 F$
F$464 less
2.0853185.74%
HSBC logo
20,801 F$
F$478 less
2.0832U$155.81%
Banks - Average Rate
Bank of America logo U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo HSBC logo
20,674 F$
F$605 less
2.0795156.38%
Bank of America International Money Transfers
Bank of America logo
20,540 F$
F$739 less
2.0747U$1006.99%
U.S. Bank International Money Transfers
U.S. Bank logo
20,540 F$
F$739 less
2.0747U$1006.99%
 
OFX logo
OFX: Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $12 for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:2.1279 (3.64% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)21,279 F$
Total Cost:3.64%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sun Feb 23 2020 06:03:20 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 
XE logo
XE: Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:
Exchange Rate:2.1807 (1.25% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)21,807 F$
Total Cost:1.25%
Difference:
F$528 FJD more than using OFX
Time:6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
Rating:
 
: 3.5/5.0
Reviews:
 
TransferWise logo
TransferWise: Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$51 USD (0.5% + U$1)
Exchange Rate:2.2061 (0.1% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)21,948 F$
Total Cost:0.61%
Difference:
F$669 FJD more than using OFX
Time:6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:0-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online, Foreign Currency Accounts + Multi-currency debit card
Rating:
 
: 4.6/5.0
Reviews:
 
Wells Fargo Bank logo
Wells Fargo Bank: Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:18
Exchange Rate:2.0853 (5.57% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)20,815 F$
Total Cost:5.74%
Difference:
F$464 FJD less than using OFX
Time:6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
HSBC logo
HSBC: Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$15 USD (.15%)
Exchange Rate:2.0832 (5.66% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)20,801 F$
Total Cost:5.81%
Difference:
F$478 FJD less than using OFX
Time:6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:2.0704 (6.24% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)20,674 F$
Total Cost:6.38%
Difference:
F$605 FJD less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 
Bank of America logo
Bank of America: Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:2.0747 (6.05% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)20,540 F$
Total Cost:6.99%
Difference:
F$739 FJD less than using OFX
Time:6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
U.S. Bank logo
U.S. Bank: Foreign Transfer USD→FJD
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:2.0747 (6.05% from mid-rate)
To Amount (FJD)20,540 F$
Total Cost:6.99%
Difference:
F$739 FJD less than using OFX
Time:6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 02/23/2020 - View latest rates

Fijian Dollar to US Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodFJD/USDDate
1 Day0.455016 Feb 2020
7 Day0.453810 Feb 2020
30 Day0.462318 Jan 2020
3 Month0.457919 Nov 2019
1 Year0.471417 Feb 2019
5 Year0.488618 Feb 2015
10 Year0.513419 Feb 2010

Fijian Dollar to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodFJD/EURDate
1 Day0.419716 Feb 2020
7 Day0.415910 Feb 2020
30 Day0.416818 Jan 2020
3 Month0.413319 Nov 2019
1 Year0.417417 Feb 2019
5 Year0.428518 Feb 2015
10 Year0.378519 Feb 2010

Fijian Dollar to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodFJD/GBPDate
1 Day0.348616 Feb 2020
7 Day0.351310 Feb 2020
30 Day0.355218 Jan 2020
3 Month0.354219 Nov 2019
1 Year0.365317 Feb 2019
5 Year0.316418 Feb 2015
10 Year0.332819 Feb 2010

Fijian Dollar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodFJD/AUDDate
1 Day0.676516 Feb 2020
7 Day0.678410 Feb 2020
30 Day0.672518 Jan 2020
3 Month0.670919 Nov 2019
1 Year0.659917 Feb 2019
5 Year0.625318 Feb 2015
10 Year0.573819 Feb 2010

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