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 3.48||AUD 17.39||AUD 34.79||AUD 347.86||AUD 3,478.63|
|Canada||CAD 3.51||CAD 17.57||CAD 35.14||CAD 351.43||CAD 3,514.33|
|Ireland||EUR 2.32||EUR 11.60||EUR 23.20||EUR 232.00||EUR 2,319.96|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.70||NZD 18.51||NZD 37.02||NZD 370.19||NZD 3,701.93|
|South Africa||ZAR 33.59||ZAR 167.95||ZAR 335.90||ZAR 3,359.04||ZAR 33,590.41|
|United Kingdom||GBP 2.01||GBP 10.03||GBP 20.07||GBP 200.65||GBP 2,006.51|
|United States of America||USD 2.61||USD 13.03||USD 26.06||USD 260.55||USD 2,605.52|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.