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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 1.58||AUD 7.88||AUD 15.77||AUD 157.69||AUD 1,576.89|
|Canada||CAD 1.53||CAD 7.67||CAD 15.34||CAD 153.42||CAD 1,534.24|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.72||NZD 8.61||NZD 17.22||NZD 172.24||NZD 1,722.37|
|South Africa||ZAR 16.01||ZAR 80.04||ZAR 160.09||ZAR 1,600.89||ZAR 16,008.88|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.88||GBP 4.42||GBP 8.84||GBP 88.44||GBP 884.44|
|United States of America||USD 1.17||USD 5.84||USD 11.68||USD 116.85||USD 1,168.50|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.