The unit of currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. Currency can be exchanged at banks and bureaux de change available in all towns, but it may be easier to use the ATMs. Banks are closed on Saturdays and Sundays, but exchange offices at airports and major city rail terminals are open seven days a week. Major credit and debit cards are widely accepted though some small hotels and restaurants may only accept cash. Travellers cheques are also accepted.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Austria||€ 1||€ 5||€ 10||€ 100||€ 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 1.23||A$ 6.14||A$ 12.29||A$ 122.90||A$ 1,228.96|
|Canada||C$ 1.29||C$ 6.46||C$ 12.93||C$ 129.26||C$ 1,292.62|
|Ireland||€ 1.00||€ 5.00||€ 10.00||€ 100.00||€ 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.60||NZ$ 7.98||NZ$ 15.95||NZ$ 159.54||NZ$ 1,595.37|
|South Africa||R 10.70||R 53.52||R 107.04||R 1,070.37||R 10,703.71|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.83||£ 4.13||£ 8.27||£ 82.69||£ 826.86|
|United States of America||US$ 1.27||US$ 6.33||US$ 12.66||US$ 126.57||US$ 1,265.66|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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