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Jordan Currency

Money

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are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks.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 1.86 AUD 9.32 AUD 18.64 AUD 186.40 AUD 1,863.95
Canada CAD 1.84 CAD 9.19 CAD 18.39 CAD 183.90 CAD 1,839.00
Ireland EUR 1.28 EUR 6.38 EUR 12.76 EUR 127.63 EUR 1,276.33
New Zealand NZD 1.93 NZD 9.66 NZD 19.32 NZD 193.20 NZD 1,932.05
South Africa ZAR 20.54 ZAR 102.71 ZAR 205.42 ZAR 2,054.22 ZAR 20,542.22
United Kingdom GBP 1.09 GBP 5.44 GBP 10.89 GBP 108.90 GBP 1,088.96
United States of America USD 1.41 USD 7.05 USD 14.10 USD 140.98 USD 1,409.84

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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