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Money and duty free for American Samoa

Currency and Money

Currency information

US Dollar (USD; symbol US$) = 100 cents. See the USA section for information on denominations, traveller's cheques and exchange rates.

Credit cards

American Express is widely accepted whereas MasterCard has more limited use.

Travellers cheques

These are easy to cash, if in US dollars, at most shops and hotels.

Banking hours

Mon-Fri 0900-1500.

Currency restrictions

There are no restrictions on the import or export of local or foreign currency.

Currency exchange

Exchange facilities are available at the airport and through trade banks. ATMs are located at the banking branches of the Amerika Samoa Bank and the Bank of Hawaii.

American Samoa duty free


See the USA section for duty-free allowances.

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