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are the most widely accepted credit cards and can be used at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops; cash can be withdrawn from inside banks.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 1.91||AUD 9.55||AUD 19.10||AUD 191.02||AUD 1,910.16|
|Canada||CAD 1.86||CAD 9.29||CAD 18.59||CAD 185.87||CAD 1,858.71|
|Ireland||EUR 1.33||EUR 6.64||EUR 13.28||EUR 132.81||EUR 1,328.13|
|New Zealand||NZD 2.01||NZD 10.04||NZD 20.07||NZD 200.72||NZD 2,007.17|
|South Africa||ZAR 19.23||ZAR 96.15||ZAR 192.30||ZAR 1,923.04||ZAR 19,230.42|
|United Kingdom||GBP 1.16||GBP 5.78||GBP 11.57||GBP 115.66||GBP 1,156.61|
|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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