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 3.44||AUD 17.19||AUD 34.39||AUD 343.87||AUD 3,438.69|
|Canada||CAD 3.36||CAD 16.80||CAD 33.60||CAD 335.98||CAD 3,359.80|
|Ireland||EUR 2.23||EUR 11.14||EUR 22.29||EUR 222.88||EUR 2,228.85|
|New Zealand||NZD 3.72||NZD 18.60||NZD 37.20||NZD 371.99||NZD 3,719.86|
|South Africa||ZAR 32.80||ZAR 163.98||ZAR 327.95||ZAR 3,279.51||ZAR 32,795.11|
|United Kingdom||GBP 1.96||GBP 9.78||GBP 19.57||GBP 195.65||GBP 1,956.52|
|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.