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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$ 1.44||A$ 7.20||A$ 14.41||A$ 144.07||A$ 1,440.68|
|Canada||C$ 1.46||C$ 7.30||C$ 14.60||C$ 146.02||C$ 1,460.23|
|Ireland||€ 1.00||€ 5.00||€ 10.00||€ 100.00||€ 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.58||NZ$ 7.88||NZ$ 15.77||NZ$ 157.69||NZ$ 1,576.86|
|South Africa||R 14.33||R 71.63||R 143.25||R 1,432.51||R 14,325.12|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.79||£ 3.96||£ 7.93||£ 79.26||£ 792.58|
|United States of America||US$ 1.34||US$ 6.70||US$ 13.39||US$ 133.90||US$ 1,339.05|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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