Samoan Currency

Visiting Samoa and wants to know the name of the Samoan money unit or just want to know how much is $50 American dollars in Samoan currency?

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


Samoan Currency Exchange Rate Today

Samoa Money

  • The official money used in Samoa is Tala.

  • The currency symbol of the Samoan money is $.

  • The Samoan currency code is WST.

  • The Tala Notes: The Samoan currency notes are made up of 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 t?l?.

  • The Tala Coins: 1 Tala is made up of 100 Senes. Samoan Sene Coins go from 5, 10, 20, 50 sene, 1 t?l?.

What is the best currency to use in Samoa? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Samoan money and use the local Tala as it is accepted everywhere in Samoa. American 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 Samoa? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Samoa (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 Tala to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Samoan Tala before buying the Tala you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Tala Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Tala to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the current money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Samoan Tala before purchasing the Tala you require for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Tala Exchange Rate Today.