Here you will find important tips and useful information for New Caledonia.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
For minor expenses on arrival in country of destination
Local currency / ISO Code
CFP franc XPF
Currency exchange rate
XPF 100 = ~ CHF 1.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ XPF 100.00 (07/2020)
Die gängigen Kreditkarten werden in begrenztem Umfang akzeptiert. Für detaillierte Informationen wenden Sie sich bitte an den Aussteller der betreffenden Karte.
The Travel Mastercard card is accepted at major hotels and restaurant
ATM cash withdrawals outside bigger communities or cities may not be available.
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
+ 10 h / +9 h during our summer time
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220 volt; 2-pronged round plug / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid 6 months or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds.
Paris (Frankreich), 142 Rue de Grenelle
Tel. +33 1 49 55 67 00
7.30 - 11.30 h and 13.30 - 16.30 h (Mon -Fri)
7.30 - 11.30 h (Sat)
8.00 - 12.00 h and 14.00 - 18.00/20.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 13.00 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals if obtained at least 1 year previously, varies by rental company.
International driver's licence recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 to 25 (varies by company).
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travel is the secure prepaid card for use away from home – without any annual fees. In the event of loss, the card including the balance will be replaced worldwide.Find out more about Travel
While every precaution has been taken to verify the information provided, Swiss Bankers Prepaid Services Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of Country Information. Swiss Bankers therefore shall not be held liable for any damage or loss sustained in connection with any errors or omissions contained therein.