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 3.37||AUD 16.86||AUD 33.72||AUD 337.16||AUD 3,371.64|
|Canada||CAD 3.47||CAD 17.34||CAD 34.69||CAD 346.87||CAD 3,468.69|
|Ireland||EUR 2.34||EUR 11.70||EUR 23.40||EUR 234.03||EUR 2,340.32|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.53||NZD 17.67||NZD 35.33||NZD 353.34||NZD 3,533.39|
|South Africa||ZAR 34.91||ZAR 174.53||ZAR 349.05||ZAR 3,490.50||ZAR 34,905.02|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.08||GBP 10.42||GBP 20.83||GBP 208.31||GBP 2,083.07|
|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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