Israel's currency is the Israeli Shekel (ILS), which is divided into 100 agorot (singular is agora). Money can be changed in the small exchange bureaux found on most main streets, or at banks and hotels. ATMs are prevalent throughout the country. Most banks are open Sunday through to Friday until noon, and are open again from 4pm till 6pm on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Major credit cards are widely accepted.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Israel||ILS 1||ILS 5||ILS 10||ILS 100||ILS 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.35||A$ 1.77||A$ 3.55||A$ 35.49||A$ 354.87|
|Canada||C$ 0.34||C$ 1.68||C$ 3.35||C$ 33.54||C$ 335.38|
|Ireland||€ 0.24||€ 1.19||€ 2.39||€ 23.89||€ 238.89|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.39||NZ$ 1.97||NZ$ 3.94||NZ$ 39.42||NZ$ 394.23|
|South Africa||R 3.30||R 16.48||R 32.95||R 329.52||R 3,295.16|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.17||£ 0.86||£ 1.71||£ 17.10||£ 171.03|
|United States of America||US$ 0.26||US$ 1.32||US$ 2.63||US$ 26.34||US$ 263.41|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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