The unit of currency is the Euro (EUR), divided into 100 cents. ATMs and exchange bureaux are widely available. The major credit cards are becoming more widely accepted in large shops, hotels and restaurants, although Germans themselves prefer to carry cash. The quickest and most convenient way to change money is to obtain cash from one of the ATM machines that are ubiquitous features on all German streets. Banks are closed on weekends, but exchange bureaux at airports and main railway stations are open daily.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Germany||EUR 1||EUR 5||EUR 10||EUR 100||EUR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.55||AUD 7.75||AUD 15.51||AUD 155.09||AUD 1,550.93|
|Canada||CAD 1.47||CAD 7.37||CAD 14.74||CAD 147.42||CAD 1,474.22|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.69||NZD 8.43||NZD 16.86||NZD 168.62||NZD 1,686.24|
|South Africa||ZAR 17.29||ZAR 86.43||ZAR 172.87||ZAR 1,728.66||ZAR 17,286.56|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.79||GBP 3.94||GBP 7.89||GBP 78.89||GBP 788.89|
|United States of America||USD 1.14||USD 5.69||USD 11.38||USD 113.80||USD 1,138.04|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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