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 0.37 AUD 1.86 AUD 3.72 AUD 37.23 AUD 372.30
Canada CAD 0.38 CAD 1.88 CAD 3.76 CAD 37.61 CAD 376.12
Ireland EUR 0.25 EUR 1.24 EUR 2.48 EUR 24.83 EUR 248.29
New Zealand NZD 0.40 NZD 1.98 NZD 3.96 NZD 39.62 NZD 396.20
South Africa ZAR 3.59 ZAR 17.97 ZAR 35.95 ZAR 359.50 ZAR 3,594.99
United Kingdom GBP 0.21 GBP 1.07 GBP 2.15 GBP 21.47 GBP 214.75
United States of America USD 0.28 USD 1.39 USD 2.79 USD 27.89 USD 278.85

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

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