United Arab Emirates Currency


The currency of the United Arab Emirates is the Dirham (AED), which is divided into 100 fils. There are no currency regulations in the UAE and all major currencies are readily exchanged at banks and large hotels. The Dirham is fixed against the US Dollar. The best exchange rates are found at private moneychangers who operate throughout the territory, particularly in the more popular souks (markets) and shopping centres. Most major credit cards are accepted. ATMs are common throughout the UAE. Banking hours are generally Saturday to Thursday from 8am to 3pm, but some are also open until 8.30pm, after a midday break.

Currency Exchange Rates

United Arab Emirates AED 1 AED 5 AED 10 AED 100 AED 1,000
Australia AUD 0.39 AUD 1.95 AUD 3.90 AUD 39.00 AUD 389.99
Canada CAD 0.39 CAD 1.93 CAD 3.86 CAD 38.56 CAD 385.56
Ireland EUR 0.25 EUR 1.25 EUR 2.51 EUR 25.07 EUR 250.66
New Zealand NZD 0.42 NZD 2.08 NZD 4.16 NZD 41.60 NZD 416.02
South Africa ZAR 4.57 ZAR 22.83 ZAR 45.66 ZAR 456.55 ZAR 4,565.53
United Kingdom GBP 0.19 GBP 0.94 GBP 1.88 GBP 18.79 GBP 187.95
United States of America USD 0.27 USD 1.36 USD 2.72 USD 27.22 USD 272.19

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

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