The Low Down on Austrian Currency
European Central Bank
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€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500
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
1 litre of milk
3 course meal for 2
Monthly train pass
Local bottle of beer
Must-sees in Austria
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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
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- 2. Choose how to get it
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- 3. Pay online
Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!
- 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.
*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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