Jordan Currency


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are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks.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 1.84 AUD 9.20 AUD 18.41 AUD 184.10 AUD 1,841.00
Canada CAD 1.81 CAD 9.06 CAD 18.13 CAD 181.29 CAD 1,812.88
Ireland EUR 1.26 EUR 6.29 EUR 12.57 EUR 125.74 EUR 1,257.42
New Zealand NZD 1.91 NZD 9.56 NZD 19.13 NZD 191.30 NZD 1,912.98
South Africa ZAR 20.01 ZAR 100.07 ZAR 200.14 ZAR 2,001.45 ZAR 20,014.48
United Kingdom GBP 1.05 GBP 5.26 GBP 10.53 GBP 105.27 GBP 1,052.72
United States of America USD 1.41 USD 7.03 USD 14.06 USD 140.59 USD 1,405.88

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

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