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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 1.50||AUD 7.50||AUD 14.99||AUD 149.94||AUD 1,499.44|
|Canada||CAD 1.51||CAD 7.57||CAD 15.15||CAD 151.48||CAD 1,514.82|
|Ireland||EUR 1.00||EUR 5.00||EUR 10.00||EUR 100.00||EUR 1,000.00|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.60||NZD 7.98||NZD 15.96||NZD 159.57||NZD 1,595.69|
|South Africa||ZAR 14.48||ZAR 72.39||ZAR 144.79||ZAR 1,447.89||ZAR 14,478.89|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.86||GBP 4.32||GBP 8.65||GBP 86.49||GBP 864.89|
|United States of America||USD 1.12||USD 5.62||USD 11.23||USD 112.31||USD 1,123.09|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.