The official currency is the Dinar (JOD), which is divided into 10 dirhams, 100 piastres or 1,000 fulus. Foreign currency can be changed at any bank or moneychanger. Banks are closed on Fridays. Better hotels will also exchange money. American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Diners Club are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks. ATMs are available, though acceptance of foreign cards is limited.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Jordan||JOD 1||JOD 5||JOD 10||JOD 100||JOD 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 2.02||AUD 10.10||AUD 20.20||AUD 202.03||AUD 2,020.30|
|Canada||CAD 2.00||CAD 9.99||CAD 19.97||CAD 199.73||CAD 1,997.32|
|Ireland||EUR 1.30||EUR 6.49||EUR 12.99||EUR 129.85||EUR 1,298.51|
|New Zealand||NZD 2.16||NZD 10.78||NZD 21.55||NZD 215.51||NZD 2,155.10|
|South Africa||ZAR 23.65||ZAR 118.26||ZAR 236.51||ZAR 2,365.10||ZAR 23,651.02|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.97||GBP 4.87||GBP 9.74||GBP 97.36||GBP 973.63|
|United States of America||USD 1.41||USD 7.05||USD 14.10||USD 141.00||USD 1,410.04|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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