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The Low Down on Greenland 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 official currency in Greenland is the Danish krone - abbreviated to the currency code DKK. 1 Krone is subdivided into 100 øre.



There was a plan for a Greenlandic krone, but these plans were abandoned in 2009. The Greenlandic krone would have been a localised version of the Danish krone, rather than an independent currency.



The former currency of Greenland was the rigsdaler, however this was replaced in 1874 by the kroner. The Danmarks Nationalbank issues all currency in Greenland.



What to spend your Danish kroner on:

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    Cappuccino

    29 DKK *

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    Local bus ticket

    15 DKK *

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    3 course meal for 2

    420 DKK *

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    Movie ticket

    90 DKK *

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    Local bottle of beer

    49 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


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Must-sees in Greenland

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  • Northeast Greenland National Park
  • Covering over 972,000 km2, Northeast Greenland National Park is the largest national park on the planet. With only 40 human inhabitants, you’ll gaze untouched wonder in this park. Encounter stunning wildlife and the incredible landscape of mountains, glaciers, fjords and icebergs.
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  • Scoresby Sound
  • The world’s largest fjord system sits to the east of Greenland just waiting to be explored. With some of the best sights of the Northern Lights, you’ll be wowed into silence. Tundra hikes, arctic wildlife and rare cultural learning’s from the Inuit community of Ittoqqortoormiit will round off an unforgettable experience here.
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  • Uunartoq Hot Springs
  • A short boat ride from the town of Ilulissat, you’ll find the beautiful uninhabited island of Uunartoq –known for its perfectly temperate hot springs. These naturally heated springs merge together to form a pool with a view; relax and take in the breath-taking scenery of stunning peaks, icebergs and fertile plains.

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 or at the airport before you fly!

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

  • 2. Choose where to get it
  • Collect at more than 3,600 pick up locations.

  • 3. Pay online
  • You can pay online using either PayID, BPAY, Visa or MasterCard®

FAQ Relating to Greenland Currency

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  • Are any other currencies aside from the DKK accepted in Greenland?

    Some establishments in Greenland will also accept British pounds, US dollars, Icelandic krone or the euro however you should not rely on these currencies when travelling.

  • Are credit cards widely used in Greenland?

    Credit cards are accepted in some places in Greenland, but there are establishments that will not accept credit or debit cards. It’s recommended to have some cash to when travelling in Greenland.

  • Are there ATMs in Greenland?

    There are often ATMs within major Greenlandic towns, however these may not be widely available when travelling remotely.

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*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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