Money and duty free for St Vincent and the Grenadines
Currency and Money
Eastern Caribbean Dollar (XCD; symbol EC$) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of EC$100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of EC$1, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
The Eastern Caribbean Dollar is tied to the US Dollar.
All major credit and debit cards are widely accepted.
To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take traveller's cheques in US Dollars.
Mon-Thurs 0800-1500, Fri 0800-1700. The bank at ET Joshua Airport opens Mon-Sat 0700-1700 with additional extensions during the major festivals.
There are no restrictions on the import or export of local or foreign currency, provided declared upon arrival.
All major currencies can be exchanged at banks and at the airport.
St Vincent and the Grenadines duty free
The following items may be imported into St Vincent & the Grenadines without incurring customs duty:
• 200 cigarettes or 50 cigars or 225g of tobacco.
• 0.95L of wine or spirits.
Drugs, firearms and ammunition, and spear fishing equipment are all restricted imports.