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Hungary Currency

Money

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 0.49 AUD 4.93 AUD 49.27 AUD 492.75 AUD 4,927.47
Canada CAD 0.49 CAD 4.87 CAD 48.71 CAD 487.14 CAD 4,871.41
Ireland EUR 0.32 EUR 3.17 EUR 31.67 EUR 316.70 EUR 3,167.02
New Zealand NZD 0.53 NZD 5.26 NZD 52.56 NZD 525.62 NZD 5,256.24
South Africa ZAR 5.77 ZAR 57.68 ZAR 576.84 ZAR 5,768.42 ZAR 57,684.21
United Kingdom GBP 0.24 GBP 2.37 GBP 23.75 GBP 237.47 GBP 2,374.66
United States of America USD 0.34 USD 3.44 USD 34.39 USD 343.90 USD 3,439.05

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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