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The Low Down on Slovak 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




The official currency in Slovakia is the euro- abbreviated to EUR. 1 Euro is subdivided into 100 cents.



The euro replaced the Slovak koruna as Slovakia’s official currency in 2008. Prior to that, the Slovak koruna was circulated between 1993 and 2008.



Slovakia joined the European Union in 2004 and the Eurozone in 2008.



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



What to spend your euros on**:

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    Local bus ticket

    0.70 EUR *

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    Fresh loaf of bread

    0.80 EUR *

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    Movie ticket

    6.50 EUR *

  • *

    Thermal bath entry

    7.50 EUR *

  • *

    Local bottle of beer

    1.30 EUR *

How many euros will I need?**

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Total spending money needed:

  • *A budget
  • *for people for
  • * nights


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Must-sees in Slovakia

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  • Bratislava
  • A quaint old town is a pedestrian only zone with many sights, sounds, tastes and experiences. Bratislava may be small, but it’s mighty, sitting on the Danube and surrounded by vineyards and mountain ranges.
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  • Tatra Mountains
  • The Tatra Mountains are accessible by both hiking and cable car; ascend to the top for a stunning view over Slovakia’s mountainous surrounds or even stay a night up here to bask in its beauty.
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  • Pieniny National Park
  • The Dunajec River runs through this beautiful national park where you can raft little wooden boats down its banks, take a horse and carriage ride or stroll around its natural travertine lake.

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 Slovak Currency

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  • Can I use credit cards in Slovakia?

    Yes, all major credit cards are widely accepted in Slovakia, however it is a good idea to carry some cash with you in case you come across an outlet that does not accept cards.

  • What is the symbol used for Slovakian currency?

    The symbol for the euro is € - its currency code is EUR.

  • What was the currency of Slovakia prior to the introduction of the euro?

    Prior to 2009 the official currency in Slovakia was the Slovak koruna.

*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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