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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$ 1.51||A$ 7.56||A$ 15.12||A$ 151.16||A$ 1,511.58|
|Canada||C$ 1.43||C$ 7.17||C$ 14.35||C$ 143.49||C$ 1,434.91|
|Ireland||€ 1.00||€ 5.00||€ 10.00||€ 100.00||€ 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.65||NZ$ 8.24||NZ$ 16.48||NZ$ 164.83||NZ$ 1,648.33|
|South Africa||R 15.52||R 77.60||R 155.21||R 1,552.09||R 15,520.94|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.71||£ 3.54||£ 7.07||£ 70.71||£ 707.12|
|United States of America||US$ 1.08||US$ 5.38||US$ 10.77||US$ 107.68||US$ 1,076.77|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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