What credit cards are accepted in France?
Most credit cards are widely-accepted in France with VISA™ and MasterCard™ accepted in most outlets. American Express and Diners are also accepted, but less so.
What is the symbol used for the euro?
The symbol used for the euro is €, its code is EUR
What was the former currency of France?
Prior to the euro, the official currency of France was the French franc.
Buy Euro here
How much would you like?= EUR=1 AUD
The Low Down on French Currency
European Central Bank
|Currency sub unit:||
|Currency sub unit symbol:||
€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500
1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2
The official currency of France is the euro - abbreviated to EUR. 1 Euro is divided into 100 cents.
The euro was initially introduced to France in 1999, becoming the official currency in 2002. Prior to the use of the euro, the official currency of France was the French franc. The franc was in circulation in one form or another since 1360.
The modern franc was in circulation between 1960 and 2002.
The most commonly used bills for the euro are the 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 notes.
Must-sees in France
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!
Read your reviews on trustpilot
Great customer service And easy process
Great customer service and cash was ready earlier than expected. And no fees! Definitely use them again.Nina
Convenience, reasonable exchange rate.Lincoln Joseph Quinless
excellent experience. Very convenient. Good range of denominationsDebbie Jackson
Extremely helpful in suggesting…
Extremely helpful in suggesting currencies for my Europe tripCATHERINE
Took the time to count my money out for…
Took the time to count my money out for me and the process was really clear and straightforward.Celine
Good service and reliability
Good service and reliabilityAlthea Funke
No problems encountered with ordering online.DRIVERS LICENCE
Prerna was very efficient
Prerna was very efficient, she went beyond what I considered customer serviceBeverley May Bainbridge
An easy way to get money for overseas…
An easy way to get money for overseas trips!CJ
Great and efficient customer service
Great and efficient customer service! Great work!Baharul Zaman
Great service. Nothing hidden.Michael John Sinclair
Ordering cash on line was easy and pick…
Ordering cash on line was easy and pick up at the local Branch was straightforwardTerry Mowle
Very quick and easy process at no extra…
Very quick and easy process at no extra cost 👍JULIE MCBAIN
Service was excellent
Service was excellent. I wish i could order smaller currency notes with online orderMargaret Snowdon
*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.