Samoan Currency

Going to Samoa and wants to know the name of the Samoan money unit or just need to know how much is $1 US dollars in Samoan currency?

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


Samoan Currency Exchange Rate Today

Samoa Money

  • The local 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? Naturally 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 Japanese Yen 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Samoa? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely 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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Tala to US Dollars?

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

It’s wise to check the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Samoan Tala before ordering the Tala you require for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Tala Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Tala to Stirling Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Samoan Tala before purchasing the Tala you require for your next trip from British Pound to Tala Exchange Rate Today.