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 3.72||AUD 18.61||AUD 37.22||AUD 372.16||AUD 3,721.56|
|Canada||CAD 3.68||CAD 18.40||CAD 36.79||CAD 367.92||CAD 3,679.22|
|Ireland||EUR 2.39||EUR 11.96||EUR 23.92||EUR 239.19||EUR 2,391.95|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.97||NZD 19.85||NZD 39.70||NZD 396.99||NZD 3,969.87|
|South Africa||ZAR 43.57||ZAR 217.84||ZAR 435.67||ZAR 4,356.70||ZAR 43,567.01|
|United Kingdom||GBP 1.79||GBP 8.97||GBP 17.94||GBP 179.35||GBP 1,793.51|
|United States of America||USD 2.60||USD 12.99||USD 25.97||USD 259.74||USD 2,597.40|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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