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Money & duty free for Papua New Guinea


Kina (PGK; symbol K) = 100 toea. Notes are in denominations of K100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 2. Coins are in denominations of K1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 toea.


Credit cards: 

American Express is the most widely accepted credit card; MasterCard and Visa are often accepted as well.

Travellers cheques: 

Accepted by most shops and hotels. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, traveller's are advised to take traveller's cheques in US Dollars, Pounds Sterling or Australian Dollars.

Banking hours: 

Mon-Thurs 0845-1500, Fri 0845-1600.

Currency restriction: 

There are no restrictions on the import of local or foreign currency. The export of local currency is restricted to K200 and foreign currency to the equivalent of K10,000.