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The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in France. Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels, though you will get a better exchange rate at the ATMs. Major credit cards are widely accepted, particularly in major tourist destinations. Foreign currency is not accepted.
Currency Exchange Rates
|France||€ 1||€ 5||€ 10||€ 100||€ 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 1.60||A$ 7.98||A$ 15.97||A$ 159.68||A$ 1,596.79|
|Canada||C$ 1.50||C$ 7.51||C$ 15.03||C$ 150.28||C$ 1,502.83|
|Ireland||€ 1.00||€ 5.00||€ 10.00||€ 100.00||€ 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.78||NZ$ 8.91||NZ$ 17.83||NZ$ 178.29||NZ$ 1,782.88|
|South Africa||R 15.09||R 75.43||R 150.86||R 1,508.59||R 15,085.92|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.73||£ 3.65||£ 7.29||£ 72.92||£ 729.23|
|United States of America||US$ 1.13||US$ 5.66||US$ 11.32||US$ 113.20||US$ 1,131.99|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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