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Taipei Travel


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1. The currency of Taiwan is the new Taiwan dollar (NT$):

Paper Currency: NT$2,000, NT$1,000, NT$500, NT$200, and NT$100
Coins : NT$50, NT$20, NT$10, NT$5, and NT$1 

NT$2,000 denomination banknotes NT$2,000
NT$1,000 denomination banknotes NT$1,000
NT$500 denomination banknotes NT$500
NT$200 denomination banknotes NT$200
NT$100 denomination banknotes NT$100

2. Changing Money:

Foreign currencies can be exchanged at government-designated banks and hotels.
Receipts are given when currency is exchanged, and must be presented in order to exchange unused NT dollars before departure.

3. Foreign Exchange Banks:

Please refer to the Central Bank’s List of Financial Institutions and the Financial Supervisory Commission website.

Opening hours: Mondays through Fridays, 09:00 - 15:30. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.
ATM locations: ATM finder website (Chinese).
Source: Financial Supervisory Commission, Executive Yuan

4. Tipping:

Hotels and restaurants in Taiwan often charge a 10% service fee. Even though tipping is not mandatory, the service staff greatly appreciate if you tip them for their good service.