The currency of Oman is the Omani rial (OMR), divided into 1,000 baisa. Foreign currency can be exchanged at banks, exchange bureaux, hotels, and at the airport. Outside banking hours, moneychangers operate in the evenings and at weekends. US Dollars are recommended. American Express, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards are readily accepted in large shops and hotels and by an increasing number of traders in souqs. Most banks in cities and towns have ATMs.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Oman||OMR 1||OMR 5||OMR 10||OMR 100||OMR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 3.64||AUD 18.20||AUD 36.41||AUD 364.06||AUD 3,640.55|
|Canada||CAD 3.34||CAD 16.70||CAD 33.41||CAD 334.07||CAD 3,340.71|
|Ireland||EUR 2.26||EUR 11.28||EUR 22.55||EUR 225.51||EUR 2,255.08|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.97||NZD 19.86||NZD 39.72||NZD 397.16||NZD 3,971.63|
|South Africa||ZAR 37.56||ZAR 187.81||ZAR 375.62||ZAR 3,756.17||ZAR 37,561.69|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.00||GBP 10.02||GBP 20.04||GBP 200.44||GBP 2,004.42|
|United States of America||USD 2.60||USD 13.01||USD 26.03||USD 260.28||USD 2,602.81|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.