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The Low Down on Italian Currency
European Central Bank
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€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500
1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2
The official currency of Italy is the euro and abbreviated to the currency code EUR.
The euro has been the official currency of Italy since 2002. Prior to this, the currency of Italy was the lira.
The lira was used in Italy between 1861 and 2002; and between 1999 and 2002, the Italian lira was officially a national subunit of the euro.
1 Euro is divided into 100 cents, while the most commonly-used bills for the euro are the 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 notes.
What to spend your euros on**:
Loaf of fresh bread
Gondola ride in Venice
Monthly train pass
Must-sees in Itlay
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!
What credit cards are accepted in Italy?
Most credit cards are widely accepted in Italy with VISA™ and MasterCard™ being accepted in most outlets. American Express and Diners are less-widely accepted.
What was the former currency of Italy?
Prior to the euro, the official currency of Italy was the Italian lira.
What is the conversion rate of lira to euro?
According to the European Central bank, as of 31st December 2018, the conversion was 1936.27 lira to 1 EUR.
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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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