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 1.44||AUD 7.19||AUD 14.38||AUD 143.82||AUD 1,438.23|
|Canada||CAD 1.40||CAD 7.00||CAD 13.99||CAD 139.95||CAD 1,399.49|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.51||NZD 7.56||NZD 15.11||NZD 151.13||NZD 1,511.27|
|South Africa||ZAR 14.48||ZAR 72.40||ZAR 144.79||ZAR 1,447.93||ZAR 14,479.31|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.87||GBP 4.35||GBP 8.71||GBP 87.09||GBP 870.86|
|United States of America||USD 1.06||USD 5.29||USD 10.59||USD 105.85||USD 1,058.54|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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