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 0.94||AUD 4.70||AUD 9.40||AUD 94.03||AUD 940.35|
|Canada||CAD 0.89||CAD 4.45||CAD 8.90||CAD 89.05||CAD 890.48|
|Ireland||EUR 0.59||EUR 2.95||EUR 5.91||EUR 59.08||EUR 590.83|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.00||NZD 5.00||NZD 10.00||NZD 100.00||NZD 1,000.00|
|South Africa||ZAR 9.50||ZAR 47.51||ZAR 95.02||ZAR 950.21||ZAR 9,502.15|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.51||GBP 2.56||GBP 5.11||GBP 51.15||GBP 511.47|
|United States of America||USD 0.66||USD 3.31||USD 6.61||USD 66.13||USD 661.33|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.