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 2.77||AUD 27.73||AUD 277.30||AUD 2,773.04|
|Canada||CAD 0.27||CAD 2.74||CAD 27.36||CAD 273.59||CAD 2,735.91|
|Ireland||EUR 0.19||EUR 1.90||EUR 18.99||EUR 189.88||EUR 1,898.82|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.29||NZD 2.87||NZD 28.74||NZD 287.43||NZD 2,874.34|
|South Africa||ZAR 3.06||ZAR 30.56||ZAR 305.61||ZAR 3,056.11||ZAR 30,561.07|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.16||GBP 1.62||GBP 16.20||GBP 162.01||GBP 1,620.07|
|United States of America||USD 0.21||USD 2.10||USD 20.97||USD 209.74||USD 2,097.45|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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