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The Low Down on Austrian Currency

Currency:

Euro

Currency code:

EUR

Central Bank:

European Central Bank

Currency symbol:

Currency sub unit:

cent

Currency sub unit symbol:

c

Bank notes:

€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500

Coins:

1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2




As in many European countries, the official currency of Austria is the euro - abbreviated to the currency code EUR.



The euro has been used in Austria since 2002, replacing the formerly-used Austrian schilling at a fixed parity of €1 = 13.7603.



The euro is used by 19 of the 28 member states in the European Union, as well as some other European territories.



The most commonly used bills for the euro are the 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 notes.



What to spend your euros on**:

  • *

    Ticket to see the Vienna
    Philharmonic Orchestra

    35+ EUR *

  • *

    1 litre of milk

    1.05 EUR *

  • *

    3 course meal for 2

    50 EUR *

  • *

    Monthly train pass

    45 EUR *

  • *

    Local bottle of beer

    3.80 EUR *

How many euros 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 Austria

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  • Vienna
  • Vienna is a mix of modern efficiency and old European charm. This stunning city is rich with history and decadence via its architecture, castles, lakes and symphonic clout; a true delight for the senses.
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  • Salzburg
  • This picturesque little town is famed for its lakeside location, stunning castles, and proximity to the Alps - as well as for playing set to The Sound of Music.
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  • Hallstatt
  • Hallstatt is a stunning lakeside town squeezed onto the ledge of a mountain range. It’s a place to relax, swim, paddle and enjoy nature among the land of lakes, forest and picturesque little villages.

Buying Euro online is easy

Order Euro online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly or have it delivered at home

  • 1. Click the ‘Buy Euro 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!

FAQ Relating to Austrian Currency

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  • What credit cards are accepted in Austria?

    Most credit cards are widely-accepted in Austria with VISA™ and MasterCard™ being widely accepted in most outlets, with American Express™ and Diners™ accepted in fewer outlets.

  • What is the former currency of Austria?

    Prior to the euro, the official currency of Austria was the Austrian schilling.

  • What is the symbol used for Austrian currency?

    The symbol used for Austrian currency is € as they use the euro.


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Good rates and easy to deal with. Just wish they had special deals for regular loyal customers.

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Quick, easy to order and pickup arrived on time. A pleasure to utilise this service.

Belinda Mainey

Works like a charm

Works like a charm. Only drawback is that you used to be able to pick up from post offices for free. Now costs $10. Ah well just means I have to travel further.

Roger Sweeney

Easy transaction process

Such an easy process to order and pick up.

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The ordering process and the delivery…

The ordering process and the delivery service could not of been better.

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After shopping around for the best rate…

After shopping around for the best rate of exchange, I found that this was not only the best rate but organising it over the internet was so easy too. Highly recommend.

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Easy to use

Easy to use. No problems. Cash collecterd without difficulty on due date.

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Excellent friendly service

Excellent friendly service

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Ease of delivery

I ordered my currency Friday afternoon & it was delivered Tuesday morning how easy & mostly how convenient for a busy working person

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Ordered Roubles and Krone on line.

Cash was delivered on the day we chose. We received a telephone call to inform us Shen we could pick it up. Excellent Service.

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Easy process

Easy process, quick service at the airport collecting the cash

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Very easy to preorder online

Very easy to preorder online, good exchange rate, easy to collect at airport prior to flight. First time using the service, but will use it again.

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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.

Travelex Limited (ABN 36 004 179 953, AFSL Number 222444) arranges for and sells Online Foreign Currency via its Online Ordering Facility. You should consider the Online Foreign Currency Product Disclosure Statement and Terms and Conditions before deciding whether to acquire the product.