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The Euro (EUR) is the official currency in France. Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and some large hotels, though you will get a better exchange rate at the ATMs. Major credit cards are widely accepted, particularly in major tourist destinations. Foreign currency is not accepted.
Currency Exchange Rates
|France||EUR 1||EUR 5||EUR 10||EUR 100||EUR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.59||AUD 7.96||AUD 15.92||AUD 159.16||AUD 1,591.56|
|Canada||CAD 1.51||CAD 7.54||CAD 15.07||CAD 150.72||CAD 1,507.16|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.69||NZD 8.46||NZD 16.93||NZD 169.25||NZD 1,692.52|
|South Africa||ZAR 16.08||ZAR 80.41||ZAR 160.83||ZAR 1,608.26||ZAR 16,082.61|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.87||GBP 4.33||GBP 8.66||GBP 86.57||GBP 865.68|
|United States of America||USD 1.12||USD 5.60||USD 11.19||USD 111.93||USD 1,119.32|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.