LOCAL SERVICES, BANKING

Banking in Tahiti is very accessible, and the banks personnel are friendly and helpful to visitors. Many of the tellers and management also speak English. The local bank in Patio,Taha’a is Banque Socredo. Full banking services are available in Uturoa at Banque de Tahiti, or Banque de Polynesie, a subsidiary of world wide Society Generale.

Tahiti currency is the XPF. The exchange rate varies, 100 XPF is approximately equal to 1 USD.