The official currency of Armenia is the Dram (AMD), which is divided into 100 lumas. 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 0.28||AUD 2.76||AUD 27.57||AUD 275.74||AUD 2,757.42|
|Canada||CAD 0.27||CAD 2.72||CAD 27.15||CAD 271.53||CAD 2,715.31|
|Ireland||EUR 0.19||EUR 1.88||EUR 18.83||EUR 188.33||EUR 1,883.34|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.29||NZD 2.87||NZD 28.65||NZD 286.52||NZD 2,865.23|
|South Africa||ZAR 3.00||ZAR 29.98||ZAR 299.77||ZAR 2,997.75||ZAR 29,977.47|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.16||GBP 1.58||GBP 15.77||GBP 157.68||GBP 1,576.75|
|United States of America||USD 0.21||USD 2.11||USD 21.06||USD 210.57||USD 2,105.71|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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