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Portugal Currency

Money

The official currency is the Euro (EUR), which is divided into 100 cents. There are numerous banks, bureaux de change and ATMs available in main cities and tourist destinations. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and automatic currency exchange machines. Banking hours are generally 8.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday. Major credit cards are widely accepted.


Currency Exchange Rates


Portugal EUR 1 EUR 5 EUR 10 EUR 100 EUR 1,000
Australia AUD 1.55 AUD 7.75 AUD 15.51 AUD 155.09 AUD 1,550.93
Canada CAD 1.47 CAD 7.37 CAD 14.74 CAD 147.42 CAD 1,474.22
Ireland EUR 1.00 EUR 5.00 EUR 10.00 EUR 100.00 EUR 1,000.00
New Zealand NZD 1.69 NZD 8.43 NZD 16.86 NZD 168.62 NZD 1,686.24
South Africa ZAR 17.29 ZAR 86.43 ZAR 172.87 ZAR 1,728.66 ZAR 17,286.56
United Kingdom GBP 0.79 GBP 3.94 GBP 7.89 GBP 78.89 GBP 788.89
United States of America USD 1.14 USD 5.69 USD 11.38 USD 113.80 USD 1,138.04

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

Our Travel Expert

Steve Masters first visited Portugal in 1989 and, later, lived in Porto for several years before returning to the UK. He speaks the language and is well versed in the culture of Portugal. He currently works on behalf of Rocha Brava, a holiday resort located in the Algarve.

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