The Euro is the official currency. The Banque Caisse d'Epargne CEPAC offers currency exchange services. Automated teller machines are available on Saint-Pierre as well as Miquelon. Note, however, that automated teller machines accept credit cards but not debit cards.
Several merchants accept Canadian dollars and major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard) but certain public services do not accept foreign currencies.
There are no sales taxes added to goods and services: the price displayed is the price you pay.
* IAC : International Access Code
You can bring back merchandise that has an overall value of at most €500, inclusive of taxes, per person (€250 if you are under the age of 15). Merchandise in excess of this will be immediately taxed; therefore, it is recommended that you have with you the necessary methods of payment (credit card or check).
|TOBACCO PRODUCTS (travelers over the age of 17 only)|
|or cigarillos (maximum weight: 3 g apiece)||150 units|
|or cigars||75 units|
|or smoking tobacco||400 g|
|ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES (travelers over the age of 17 only)|
|Table wines||4 liters|
|either distilled beverages or spirits measuring over 22% alcohol by volume||1,5 liters|
|or distilled beverages or spirits measuring 22% alcohol by volume or less (sparkling wines or liqueur wines)||3 liters|
|Or coffee extracts and essences||300 g|
|Or tea extracts and essences||60 g|
|EAU DE TOILETTE||75 ml|
To avoid having values or quantities contested, it is recommended that you keep the proofs of purchase for the merchandise you are bringing back in order to show them to Customs.
With respect to products of animal or plant origin or live animals, you must contact the DTAM Food Department (SA.DTAMfirstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 05 08 41 09 67) or refer to this document.
In fact, in order to maintain this situation, the regulations concerning the entry of goods into Canada provide for the removal of all animal, vegetal or mineral commodities recognized as potentially harmful from a zoo-sanitary point of view.
The electrical current on Saint-Pierre and Miquelon is 220 volts, 50 Hz, and the electrical sockets are round. If you have electrical appliances from North America, make sure you bring a plug adapter and voltage converter for appliances requiring these.
If you travel with your pet, find out before leaving whether your accommodations in Saint-Pierre et Miquelon accept animals.
To have your pets taken care of in Newfoundland:
5 1/2 miles east of Grand Bank (between Molliers and Grand Beach).
Reserve 1 to 2 weeks in advance.
Tel : 709 832 7965