The Leu (RON) is the official currency, which is divided into 100 bani. Money can be exchanged at banks, international airports, hotels or authorised exchange offices (casa de schimb or birou de schimb valutar). ATMs are available at large banks, airports and shopping centres in cities. American Express, MasterCard and Visa are accepted in the main cities. It is recommended to travel with some cash in case of difficulty using credit cards.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Romania||RON 1||RON 5||RON 10||RON 100||RON 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.32||A$ 1.58||A$ 3.15||A$ 31.51||A$ 315.08|
|Canada||C$ 0.31||C$ 1.55||C$ 3.10||C$ 31.03||C$ 310.31|
|Ireland||€ 0.23||€ 1.13||€ 2.27||€ 22.66||€ 226.60|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.32||NZ$ 1.62||NZ$ 3.24||NZ$ 32.43||NZ$ 324.28|
|South Africa||R 2.95||R 14.74||R 29.48||R 294.77||R 2,947.66|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.17||£ 0.83||£ 1.67||£ 16.68||£ 166.77|
|United States of America||US$ 0.25||US$ 1.24||US$ 2.48||US$ 24.81||US$ 248.05|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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