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 0.36||AUD 1.79||AUD 3.59||AUD 35.90||AUD 358.96|
|Canada||CAD 0.36||CAD 1.81||CAD 3.63||CAD 36.26||CAD 362.64|
|Ireland||EUR 0.24||EUR 1.20||EUR 2.39||EUR 23.94||EUR 239.39|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.38||NZD 1.91||NZD 3.82||NZD 38.20||NZD 382.00|
|South Africa||ZAR 3.47||ZAR 17.33||ZAR 34.66||ZAR 346.62||ZAR 3,466.15|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.21||GBP 1.04||GBP 2.07||GBP 20.70||GBP 207.05|
|United States of America||USD 0.27||USD 1.34||USD 2.69||USD 26.89||USD 268.86|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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