These can only currently be used in the very few expensive hotels in East Timor. Cirrus/Maestro credit cards can be used to withdraw US Dollars from an ATM.
Cirrus/Maestro credit cards can be used to withdraw US Dollars from an ATM.
Traveller's cheques are not widely exchangeable. Only some top-of-the-range hotels may be able to exchange them.
There are no restrictions on the import or export of local or foreign currency. However, amounts exceeding US$5,000 must be declared upon arrival.
Travellers should take plenty of cash. Both the Australian ANZ bank and the Portuguese Banco Nacional Ultramarino have branches in Dili. Banks will not exchange Pounds Sterling.