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The Low Down on the Danish Currency

Currency:

Danish krone

Currency code:

DKK

Central Bank:

Danmarks Nationalbank

Currency symbol:

kr (s. krone, pl. kroner)

Currency sub unit:

øre/strong>

Bank notes:

50 kr, 100 kr, 200 kr, 500 kr, 1,000 kr

Coins:

50-øre, 1 kr, 2 kr, 5 kr, 10 kr, 20 kr




The Danish Krone (DKK) is the official currency used in the Kingdom of Denmark, Faroe Islands, and Greenland. The Danish Currency is nicknamed the ‘Danish Crown’ in English, with the word Krone translated directly to English meaning crown.



The Krone Exchange Rate is pegged against the Euro, which means the currency value is fixed against the value of the Euro.



Denmark is a Scandinavian country comprised of the Jutland Peninsula and various islands. The Capital City, Cophenhagen is the largest city, home to royal palaces, cobbled streets and the Tivoli Garden.



What to spend your Danish kroner on:

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    Cappuccino

    33 DKK *

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    1 km taxi ride

    15 DKK *

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    3 course meal for 2

    500 DKK *

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    Average meal cost

    119 DKK *

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    Bottle of water

    15 DKK *

How many Danish kroner will I need?**

Please select your budget above.


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Total spending money needed:

  • *A budget
  • *for people for
  • * nights


*Recalculate

Must-sees in Denmark

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  • Copenhagen
  • The capital city of Denmark is a major economic and financial centre with numerous landmark attractions such as the Tivoli Gardens, The Little Mermaid Statue, Rosenborg Castle Gardens drawing in tourists from all around the world.
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  • Aarhus
  • A traditional old town with open-air museums and centuries-old timbered houses. You can find the underground Viking museum, Marselisborg Palace, as well as global contemporary art and cultural works hosted at the ARoS Kunstmuseum.
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  • Helsingor (Elsinore)
  • Home to the 16th century Kronborg Castle providing the setting for William Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’. Nearby you will find the Maritime Museum with its 600 years of Danish seafaring history, and the Oresund Aquarium exhibiting the local sea life.

Buying Danish kroner Online is Easy

Simply order your Danish kroner online to lock in the rate, then choose to collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly, or get it delivered to your home!

  • 1. Click the ‘Buy Danish krone Now’ button below
  • And tell us how much you need for your trip.

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Get your currency home-delivered or choose to collect at more than 3,600 pick up locations.

  • 3. Pay online
  • Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!

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If buying online is not your thing, visit your nearest Travelex store around and one of our friendly sales consultants will help you organise your kroner for your trip to Denmark.

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Travelling to Denmark in the Future?

Travelling to Denmark in the Future?

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FAQ Relating to Danish Currency

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  • Are Euros accepted in Denmark?

    Although some Danish merchants do accept payment with Euros, they are not obliged do so. If you want to be safe, be sure to buy Danish Krone before you travel.

  • Does Malmo use Danish Krone?

    Some merchants in Malmo may accept Danish Krone, however the exchange rate may not be weighted in your favour. If you intend to make a purchase in DKK cash, there may also be a chance that you will receive your change in Swedish Krona. If you are looking to visit Malmo, it may be wise to buy Swedish Krona before you set off.

  • What countries uses Krone as their currency?

    Krone is not interchangeable between Scandinavian countries. Countries that use the krone are:

    • Denmark (Danish Krone)
    • Faroe Islands (Danish Krone)
    • Greenland (Danish Krone)
    • Norway (Norwegian Krone)

*Rates are subject to change throughout the day. In-store rates vary compared to online.

**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.

^^Based on mid-market and Travelex Online AUD to FX exchange rates as of the date of the relevant social media post and/or email communication. Rates are subject to change throughout the day. Any rates and savings are quoted as a guide only.

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