Welcome to the new age
Whether you’re at home with your own tastes and customs, or you’re looking to completely immerse yourself in foreign culture, the New Taiwan dollar is the perfect ticket.
If culture-shock is something you’re a little concerned about, fear not. Taiwan has all the local outlets and tastes to take your fancy. If you’re craving that morning coffee, why not call into Starbucks? And if you’re in Taipei 101, you can enjoy that coffee with a staggering view over the city. But when you’re ready to experience the true flavours of Asia, Taiwan delivers here too. The National Palace Museum is the perfect place to soak in some classic Eastern art. Or off the beaten track, you’ll stumble across a stack of traditional temples and teahouses in Tainan.
No matter where you find yourself in Taiwan, there’s plenty to explore. Swap your Australian dollars to to New Taiwan dollars today and prepare to fall in love with Taiwan.
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Pick up locally
With over 140 convenient store locations across Australia, you can securely pick up your Taiwan New Dollars with no hassles.
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Coins and notes
Unlike our dollar, there are no cents in Taiwan. Coins over here are worth $1, $5, $10 and $50, with notes going up through $100, $500 and $1,000.
Facts about the currency
- Make sure to declare your cash if you’re bringing over TWD 60,000 or USD 10,000 in or out of Taiwan.
- The Taiwanese Dollar was born in June 1949, just like Lionel Richie. (The similarities probably end there, though.)
- The design of the $200 note was controversial to say the least, with accusations made that Chiang Kai-shek was chosen to feature in the design of a very infrequently used denomination purely so he would later be removed from circulation.