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Jordan Currency

Money

The official currency is the Dinar (JOD), which is divided into 100 piastres or 1,000 fils. Foreign currency and travellers cheques can be changed at any bank or moneychanger, although the latter will usually give a better rate of exchange. 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are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks.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 A$ 1.37 A$ 6.83 A$ 13.66 A$ 136.57 A$ 1,365.68
Canada C$ 1.44 C$ 7.18 C$ 14.36 C$ 143.64 C$ 1,436.43
Ireland € 1.11 € 5.56 € 11.11 € 111.13 € 1,111.25
New Zealand NZ$ 1.77 NZ$ 8.86 NZ$ 17.73 NZ$ 177.29 NZ$ 1,772.86
South Africa R 11.89 R 59.47 R 118.95 R 1,189.45 R 11,894.51
United Kingdom £ 0.92 £ 4.59 £ 9.19 £ 91.88 £ 918.85
United States of America US$ 1.41 US$ 7.03 US$ 14.06 US$ 140.65 US$ 1,406.47

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

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Amelia Stewart has travelled extensively in the Middle East since 1994, and was among the first UK tour operators in Libya. More recently she has been exploring and developing tour itineraries in Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Sudan, Tunisia, Uzbekistan, Mali, and Ethiopia.

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