The official currency is the Bahraini Dinar (BHD). The Bahraini Dinar is linked to the US Dollar at a rate of US$1=BD 0.375. Money can be exchanged at bureaux de change, commercial banks in Manama or at money changers operating in souqs. ATMs are available in larger towns. Credit cards are widely accepted.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Bahrain||BHD 1||BHD 5||BHD 10||BHD 100||BHD 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 3.55||A$ 17.74||A$ 35.49||A$ 354.90||A$ 3,549.00|
|Canada||C$ 3.35||C$ 16.77||C$ 33.54||C$ 335.41||C$ 3,354.06|
|Ireland||€ 2.39||€ 11.95||€ 23.89||€ 238.91||€ 2,389.09|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 3.94||NZ$ 19.71||NZ$ 39.43||NZ$ 394.26||NZ$ 3,942.57|
|South Africa||R 32.95||R 164.77||R 329.54||R 3,295.42||R 32,954.16|
|United Kingdom||£ 1.71||£ 8.55||£ 17.10||£ 171.05||£ 1,710.48|
|United States of America||US$ 2.63||US$ 13.17||US$ 26.34||US$ 263.44||US$ 2,634.35|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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