The official currency is Zloty (PLN), divided into 100 groszy. Poland is essentially a cash country, and it is sometimes difficult to use credit cards in the cities, and almost impossible in rural areas. Credit cards are, however, accepted in places frequented by tourists. ATMs are available in major towns and cities. Money (preferably US Dollars or Euros) can be exchanged in the cities and larger towns at banks, hotels or bureaux called 'kantors', which offer the best rates. Banks are open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm and some are open on Saturday till 1pm.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Poland||PLN 1||PLN 5||PLN 10||PLN 100||PLN 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.33||AUD 1.64||AUD 3.28||AUD 32.84||AUD 328.43|
|Canada||CAD 0.32||CAD 1.60||CAD 3.20||CAD 31.96||CAD 319.59|
|Ireland||EUR 0.23||EUR 1.14||EUR 2.28||EUR 22.84||EUR 228.36|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.35||NZD 1.73||NZD 3.45||NZD 34.51||NZD 345.11|
|South Africa||ZAR 3.31||ZAR 16.53||ZAR 33.06||ZAR 330.65||ZAR 3,306.49|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.20||GBP 0.99||GBP 1.99||GBP 19.89||GBP 198.87|
|United States of America||USD 0.24||USD 1.21||USD 2.42||USD 24.17||USD 241.73|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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