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 0.34 AUD 1.70 AUD 3.39 AUD 33.92 AUD 339.23
Canada CAD 0.33 CAD 1.67 CAD 3.35 CAD 33.47 CAD 334.69
Ireland EUR 0.23 EUR 1.16 EUR 2.32 EUR 23.23 EUR 232.29
New Zealand NZD 0.35 NZD 1.76 NZD 3.52 NZD 35.16 NZD 351.63
South Africa ZAR 3.74 ZAR 18.69 ZAR 37.39 ZAR 373.86 ZAR 3,738.64
United Kingdom GBP 0.20 GBP 0.99 GBP 1.98 GBP 19.82 GBP 198.19
United States of America USD 0.26 USD 1.28 USD 2.57 USD 25.66 USD 256.59

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

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