Compare Exchange Rates to Buy Vanuatu Vatu (VUV)

Because every company has different rates to buy Vanuatu Vatu (VUV) with AUD, finding the best deal can be a minefield. We bring together all the options, highlight the fees and rates for each money exchange, and show you the best possible deals.

Buy Vanuatu Vatu online at the best exchange rates for your travel money.
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Where to buy Vanuatu vatu in Australia?

You can buy Vanuatu Vatu (VUV) from a few places in Australia that offer currency exchange. You can also order your VUV online. As it is a rarer currency to exchange to Australian dollars you can buy Vanuatu Vatu includes at money exchangers, banks, Australia Post and the airport.

To find out exactly where you can buy VUV, you can use our handy city and suburb guides, just click on the links below:

What currency is used in Vanuatu?

The official currency of Vanuatu is Vatu. The currency symbol is VT.

Notes: 100VT, 200VT, 500VT, 1,000VT and 5,000VT

Coins: 1VT, 2VT, 5VT, 10VT, 20VT, 50VT and 100VT

Vanuatu banknotes have different colours, 100VT is a green brown, 200VT is a purple orange, 500VT is a red pink, 1,000VT is a green brown and 5,000VT is brown.

What is the best currency to use in Vanuatu?

The Vatu is the best currency to use in Vanuatu. Cash and cards are both popular in Vanuatu. When paying for meals, in shops and accommodation, debit cards, credit cards, will be accepted as well as cash. Keep smaller notes to pay for tips and transport.

Vatu is the currency used in Vanuatu.  Buy your vuv online to get the best rates for your VUV for your travel money.

How do I get the best exchange rate to buy Vanuatu Vatu?

Get the best exchange rates for VUV to try for your travel money and order your foreign currency online.

The way to get the best rate to buy Vanuatu Vatu is with our rate tracker. It keeps track of the VUV to AUD or AUD to VUV exchange rate and emails you when the exchange rate gets to the rate you chose to buy Vanuatu Vatu.

The vuv to aud exchange rate average is close to 0.0120, over the past 10 years. The high was 0.0139 in early 2020 and the low was 0.0100 in mid 2011. Currently it's 0.1201, so 1,000VT could buy you $12 at the best exchange rate.

The aud to vuv exchange rate average is close to 83.31, over the past 10 years. The high was 99.79 in mid 2011 and the low was early 2020 at 71.54. Currently it's 83.47, so $1,000 could buy you 83,470VT at the best exchange rate.


How to buy Vanuatu Vatu in Australia?

How to buy Vanuatu Vatu in Australia. Order online and get home delivery.

Buying Vanuatu Vatu in Australia is relatively easy.

  1. Take your valid photo id (driver’s license or passport) with you.
  2. Bring your preferred payment method. Most places accept cash, debit card and credit card to pay for your Vanuatu Vatu.
  3. Ask for the Vanuatu Vatu amount and the money exchanger will let you know how much Australian dollars you need to pay.
  4. Make your payment in Aussie dollars and receive your Vanuatu Vatu.

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Last updated
February 4th, 2021