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Ecuador Currency

Money

The US Dollar (USD) is the official currency in Ecuador. It is recommended that travellers bring US dollar notes as other foreign currencies are difficult to exchange outside of Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. Small denominations in good condition are the easiest to exchange outside of the main cities. In the main centres most currencies can be exchanged at banks and exchange houses (casas de cambio) at variable commission rates. ATMs are available in the cities, and major credit cards are accepted in tourist areas and large hotels, although a commission of six to eight percent is often charged.


Currency Exchange Rates


Ecuador USD 1 USD 5 USD 10 USD 100 USD 1,000
Australia AUD 1.43 AUD 7.16 AUD 14.33 AUD 143.28 AUD 1,432.80
Canada CAD 1.42 CAD 7.08 CAD 14.17 CAD 141.65 CAD 1,416.50
Ireland EUR 0.92 EUR 4.60 EUR 9.21 EUR 92.09 EUR 920.90
New Zealand NZD 1.53 NZD 7.64 NZD 15.28 NZD 152.84 NZD 1,528.40
South Africa ZAR 16.77 ZAR 83.87 ZAR 167.73 ZAR 1,677.33 ZAR 16,773.30
United Kingdom GBP 0.69 GBP 3.45 GBP 6.91 GBP 69.05 GBP 690.50
United States of America USD 1.00 USD 5.00 USD 10.00 USD 100.00 USD 1,000.00

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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