The official currency of Armenia is the Dram (AMD), which is divided into 100 luma. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks as well as many hotels, with US dollars the most widely recognised and easily changed, although notes should be in good condition. Credit cards are not widely accepted other than in some large hotels and restaurants. There are few ATMs in Yerevan. It is advisable to carry plenty of small change in local currency as shops and markets will often not have change.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Armenia||AMD 100||AMD 1,000||AMD 10,000||AMD 100,000||AMD 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.29||AUD 2.86||AUD 28.64||AUD 286.43||AUD 2,864.25|
|Canada||CAD 0.29||CAD 2.89||CAD 28.94||CAD 289.36||CAD 2,893.64|
|Ireland||EUR 0.19||EUR 1.91||EUR 19.10||EUR 191.02||EUR 1,910.22|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.30||NZD 3.05||NZD 30.48||NZD 304.81||NZD 3,048.11|
|South Africa||ZAR 2.77||ZAR 27.66||ZAR 276.58||ZAR 2,765.78||ZAR 27,657.82|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.17||GBP 1.65||GBP 16.52||GBP 165.21||GBP 1,652.13|
|United States of America||USD 0.21||USD 2.15||USD 21.45||USD 214.53||USD 2,145.35|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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