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 3.66||AUD 18.28||AUD 36.56||AUD 365.61||AUD 3,656.08|
|Canada||CAD 3.48||CAD 17.41||CAD 34.81||CAD 348.11||CAD 3,481.12|
|Ireland||EUR 2.28||EUR 11.42||EUR 22.84||EUR 228.38||EUR 2,283.78|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.86||NZD 19.30||NZD 38.59||NZD 385.92||NZD 3,859.15|
|South Africa||ZAR 36.32||ZAR 181.62||ZAR 363.24||ZAR 3,632.36||ZAR 36,323.61|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.04||GBP 10.22||GBP 20.44||GBP 204.43||GBP 2,044.26|
|United States of America||USD 2.60||USD 13.02||USD 26.03||USD 260.35||USD 2,603.49|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.