Here you will find important tips and useful information for French Polynesia.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in local currency
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 (available as of April 2013) is accepted on the larger islands (mainly Tahiti, Bora Bora, Moorea, and Huahine).
Acceptance of credit cards is limited. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
00 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
- 10-11 h / - 11-12 h during our summer time
French and Tahitian
110/220 volt / adapter required
Passport still valid 6 months or more after arrival, return or onward travel ticket and proof of sufficient funds for stays up to 3 months.
Paris (Frankreich), 142 Rue de Grenelle
Tel. +33 1 49 55 67 00
8.00 - 15.30 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 11.30 h and 13.30 - 17.00 h (Mon - Fri)
8.00 - 11.30 h (Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted; international driver's license recommended.
Minimum age for car rentals: 21 (varies by rental company).
Mosquito protection advised.
Risk of dengue fever.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, polio and measles recommended.
French Polynesia comprises the islands of Tahiti, Bora Bora, Marquesas, etc.
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