Although Hungary is part of the EU it does not use the Euro; the official currency is the Hungarian Forint (HUF). It is divided into 100 filler. Most international credit cards are accepted, and these can be used to withdraw cash from banks and ATMs, and to pay bills in hotels, restaurants and most shops. Banks usually open between 8am and 3pm on weekdays and some are open on Saturdays. ATMs and currency exchange machines are available in towns and cities throughout the country. It is advisable to retain exchange receipts for proof of legal currency exchange.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Hungary||HUF 1||HUF 5||HUF 10||HUF 100||HUF 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.50||AUD 4.96||AUD 49.55||AUD 495.53||AUD 4,955.25|
|Canada||CAD 0.47||CAD 4.69||CAD 46.92||CAD 469.25||CAD 4,692.49|
|Ireland||EUR 0.31||EUR 3.11||EUR 31.13||EUR 311.35||EUR 3,113.46|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.53||NZD 5.27||NZD 52.70||NZD 526.96||NZD 5,269.60|
|South Africa||ZAR 5.01||ZAR 50.07||ZAR 500.72||ZAR 5,007.25||ZAR 50,072.49|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.27||GBP 2.70||GBP 26.95||GBP 269.53||GBP 2,695.26|
|United States of America||USD 0.35||USD 3.48||USD 34.85||USD 348.50||USD 3,484.95|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.