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 3.52||AUD 17.59||AUD 35.17||AUD 351.72||AUD 3,517.21|
|Canada||CAD 3.42||CAD 17.11||CAD 34.22||CAD 342.25||CAD 3,422.47|
|Ireland||EUR 2.45||EUR 12.23||EUR 24.46||EUR 244.55||EUR 2,445.51|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.70||NZD 18.48||NZD 36.96||NZD 369.58||NZD 3,695.83|
|South Africa||ZAR 35.41||ZAR 177.05||ZAR 354.09||ZAR 3,540.93||ZAR 35,409.27|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.13||GBP 10.65||GBP 21.30||GBP 212.97||GBP 2,129.69|
|United States of America||USD 2.59||USD 12.94||USD 25.89||USD 258.87||USD 2,588.66|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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