Cook Islands Currency
The currency of the Cook Islands is either the Cook Islands Dollar, which is divided into 100 cents, or the New Zealand Dollar (NZD), which is also divided into 100 cents. Foreign currency exchange is available at the airport and two banks in Avarua. ATMs are also available in Avarua and are slowly becoming more widespread. American Express, Visa and MasterCard are accepted at restaurants and hotels in the main towns, and major foreign currencies can be exchanged at larger shops and hotels. Banks are open Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Cook Islands||NZD 1||NZD 5||NZD 10||NZD 100||NZD 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.96||AUD 4.80||AUD 9.61||AUD 96.05||AUD 960.52|
|Canada||CAD 0.90||CAD 4.52||CAD 9.05||CAD 90.46||CAD 904.64|
|Ireland||EUR 0.60||EUR 2.99||EUR 5.99||EUR 59.87||EUR 598.69|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.00||NZD 5.00||NZD 10.00||NZD 100.00||NZD 1,000.00|
|South Africa||ZAR 9.67||ZAR 48.37||ZAR 96.75||ZAR 967.48||ZAR 9,674.79|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.52||GBP 2.58||GBP 5.15||GBP 51.50||GBP 515.04|
|United States of America||USD 0.68||USD 3.40||USD 6.81||USD 68.06||USD 680.64|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.