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 3.48||AUD 17.42||AUD 34.85||AUD 348.50||AUD 3,484.99|
|Canada||CAD 3.45||CAD 17.25||CAD 34.51||CAD 345.08||CAD 3,450.83|
|Ireland||EUR 2.36||EUR 11.78||EUR 23.56||EUR 235.64||EUR 2,356.37|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.82||NZD 19.08||NZD 38.16||NZD 381.57||NZD 3,815.73|
|South Africa||ZAR 39.75||ZAR 198.74||ZAR 397.48||ZAR 3,974.84||ZAR 39,748.45|
|United Kingdom||GBP 1.82||GBP 9.11||GBP 18.22||GBP 182.22||GBP 1,822.20|
|United States of America||USD 2.59||USD 12.94||USD 25.88||USD 258.80||USD 2,587.99|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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