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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$ 1.49||A$ 7.43||A$ 14.86||A$ 148.55||A$ 1,485.50|
|Canada||C$ 1.40||C$ 7.02||C$ 14.04||C$ 140.39||C$ 1,403.90|
|Ireland||€ 1.00||€ 5.00||€ 10.00||€ 100.00||€ 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.65||NZ$ 8.25||NZ$ 16.50||NZ$ 165.02||NZ$ 1,650.24|
|South Africa||R 13.79||R 68.97||R 137.94||R 1,379.36||R 13,793.58|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.72||£ 3.58||£ 7.16||£ 71.60||£ 715.96|
|United States of America||US$ 1.10||US$ 5.51||US$ 11.03||US$ 110.27||US$ 1,102.66|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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