Even though Hungary is part of the EU it does not use the Euro;
the official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). Travellers
cheques are not widely favoured. Credit cards most accepted in the
country are AMEX, Diners Club, EnRoute, Euro/Mastercard, JCB and
Visa, and these can be used to withdraw cash from banks and ATMs
and to pay bills in hotels, restaurants and most shops. Banks
usually open between 8am and 4pm on weekdays and some are open on
Saturdays. ATMs and currency exchange machines are available in
towns and cities throughout the country. It is advisable to retain
exchange receipts for proof of legal currency exchange.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Hungary||HUF 100||HUF 1,000||HUF 10,000||HUF 100,000||HUF 1,000,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.39||A$ 3.94||A$ 39.44||A$ 394.40||A$ 3,944.01|
|Canada||C$ 0.41||C$ 4.15||C$ 41.48||C$ 414.83||C$ 4,148.32|
|Ireland||€ 0.32||€ 3.21||€ 32.09||€ 320.92||€ 3,209.23|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.51||NZ$ 5.12||NZ$ 51.20||NZ$ 511.99||NZ$ 5,119.90|
|South Africa||R 3.44||R 34.35||R 343.51||R 3,435.07||R 34,350.68|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.27||£ 2.65||£ 26.54||£ 265.36||£ 2,653.58|
|United States of America||US$ 0.41||US$ 4.06||US$ 40.62||US$ 406.18||US$ 4,061.80|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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