The official currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. Major credit cards are widely accepted. Foreign currency can be changed at banks, post offices or bureaux de change (usually indicated by the letters GWK). Banks are closed on weekends but bureaux de change are open. ATMs are widely distributed and most are open 24 hours a day.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Netherlands||EUR 1||EUR 5||EUR 10||EUR 100||EUR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.50||AUD 7.50||AUD 14.99||AUD 149.94||AUD 1,499.44|
|Canada||CAD 1.51||CAD 7.57||CAD 15.15||CAD 151.48||CAD 1,514.82|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.60||NZD 7.98||NZD 15.96||NZD 159.57||NZD 1,595.69|
|South Africa||ZAR 14.48||ZAR 72.39||ZAR 144.79||ZAR 1,447.89||ZAR 14,478.89|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.86||GBP 4.32||GBP 8.65||GBP 86.49||GBP 864.89|
|United States of America||USD 1.12||USD 5.62||USD 11.23||USD 112.31||USD 1,123.09|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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