The currency of Oman is the Omani Rial (OMR), divided into 1,000 baisa. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, exchange bureaux, hotels and at the airport. Outside banking hours, moneychangers operate in the evenings and at weekends. US Dollars are recommended. American Express, MasterCard and Visa credit cards are readily accepted in large shops and hotels and by an increasing number of traders in souqs. Most banks in cities and towns have ATMs.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Oman||OMR 1||OMR 5||OMR 10||OMR 100||OMR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 3.43||AUD 17.16||AUD 34.32||AUD 343.22||AUD 3,432.24|
|Canada||CAD 3.39||CAD 16.93||CAD 33.86||CAD 338.63||CAD 3,386.29|
|Ireland||EUR 2.35||EUR 11.75||EUR 23.50||EUR 235.02||EUR 2,350.21|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.56||NZD 17.79||NZD 35.58||NZD 355.76||NZD 3,557.63|
|South Africa||ZAR 37.83||ZAR 189.13||ZAR 378.26||ZAR 3,782.61||ZAR 37,826.06|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.01||GBP 10.03||GBP 20.05||GBP 200.52||GBP 2,005.19|
|United States of America||USD 2.60||USD 12.98||USD 25.96||USD 259.61||USD 2,596.05|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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