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are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks.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 1.92||AUD 9.58||AUD 19.16||AUD 191.57||AUD 1,915.66|
|Canada||CAD 1.82||CAD 9.10||CAD 18.21||CAD 182.09||CAD 1,820.92|
|Ireland||EUR 1.24||EUR 6.18||EUR 12.35||EUR 123.52||EUR 1,235.17|
|New Zealand||NZD 2.08||NZD 10.41||NZD 20.83||NZD 208.28||NZD 2,082.79|
|South Africa||ZAR 21.35||ZAR 106.76||ZAR 213.52||ZAR 2,135.18||ZAR 21,351.84|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.97||GBP 4.87||GBP 9.74||GBP 97.44||GBP 974.42|
|United States of America||USD 1.41||USD 7.03||USD 14.06||USD 140.57||USD 1,405.68|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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