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are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks.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 1.83||AUD 9.17||AUD 18.33||AUD 183.31||AUD 1,833.12|
|Canada||CAD 1.89||CAD 9.43||CAD 18.86||CAD 188.59||CAD 1,885.89|
|Ireland||EUR 1.27||EUR 6.36||EUR 12.72||EUR 127.24||EUR 1,272.41|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.92||NZD 9.61||NZD 19.21||NZD 192.11||NZD 1,921.06|
|South Africa||ZAR 18.98||ZAR 94.89||ZAR 189.77||ZAR 1,897.75||ZAR 18,977.49|
|United Kingdom||GBP 1.13||GBP 5.66||GBP 11.33||GBP 113.25||GBP 1,132.55|
|United States of America||USD 1.41||USD 7.04||USD 14.07||USD 140.71||USD 1,407.06|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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