Israel Currency


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 AUD 0.35 AUD 1.74 AUD 3.48 AUD 34.78 AUD 347.77
Canada CAD 0.34 CAD 1.71 CAD 3.42 CAD 34.25 CAD 342.46
Ireland EUR 0.24 EUR 1.19 EUR 2.38 EUR 23.75 EUR 237.53
New Zealand NZD 0.36 NZD 1.81 NZD 3.61 NZD 36.14 NZD 361.37
South Africa ZAR 3.78 ZAR 18.90 ZAR 37.81 ZAR 378.08 ZAR 3,780.82
United Kingdom GBP 0.20 GBP 0.99 GBP 1.99 GBP 19.89 GBP 198.86
United States of America USD 0.27 USD 1.33 USD 2.66 USD 26.56 USD 265.58

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

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