Macao Currency

Going on a trip to Macau and wants to know the name of the Macao money unit or just need to know how much is $5 US dollars in Macao currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local currency in Macau, currency symbol, notes and more.


Macao Currency Exchange Rate Today

Macau Money

  • The local money used in Macau is Pataca.

  • The currency symbol of the Macao money is MOP$.

  • The Macao currency code is MOP.

  • The Pataca Notes: The Macao currency notes are made up of MOP$10, MOP$20, MOP$50, MOP$100, MOP$500, MOP$1000.

  • The Pataca Coins: 1 Pataca is made up of 100 Avos. Macao Avo Coins go from 20, 10, 50 avos, MOP$1, MOP$5, MOP$2, MOP$10.

What is the best currency to use in Macau? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Macao money and use the local Pataca as it is accepted everywhere in Macau. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Macau? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Macau (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Pataca to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s important to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Macao Pataca before buying the Pataca you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Pataca Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Pataca to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s wise to check out the today's currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Macao Pataca before purchasing the Pataca you require for your next trip from British Pound to Pataca Exchange Rate Today.