Although Hungary is part of the EU it does not use the Euro; the official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). It is divided into 100 filler. Most international credit cards are accepted, 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||AUD 0.47||AUD 4.71||AUD 47.07||AUD 470.74||AUD 4,707.36|
|Canada||CAD 0.48||CAD 4.84||CAD 48.43||CAD 484.29||CAD 4,842.86|
|Ireland||EUR 0.33||EUR 3.27||EUR 32.67||EUR 326.75||EUR 3,267.48|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.49||NZD 4.93||NZD 49.33||NZD 493.32||NZD 4,933.19|
|South Africa||ZAR 4.87||ZAR 48.73||ZAR 487.33||ZAR 4,873.32||ZAR 48,733.19|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.29||GBP 2.91||GBP 29.08||GBP 290.83||GBP 2,908.32|
|United States of America||USD 0.36||USD 3.61||USD 36.13||USD 361.33||USD 3,613.27|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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