Currency in Ireland
The monetary unit of Ireland became the euro, with EUR symbol and a digital code 978. One euro is equal to one hundred euro cents. Money in Ireland have traditionally traded in the form of coins and banknotes.
Currency to Euro
As we know, in cash circulation Euro wasintroduced in 2002, before that in Ireland appealed own currency - the Irish pound. This currency was introduced into circulation more than once, the last time the currency was introduced in 1928 and lasted until the adoption of the euro. Irish pound addressed in the form of coins and banknotes.
Payment currency other services
In Ireland, there is no tradition to pay for purchases and a foreign exchange service. Of course, some supermarkets in tourist areas, accept US currency and the pound sterling, but the exchange rate is very disadvantageous.
What currency to take to Ireland
The answer to this question is obvious - it is best tojust take euros. If, however, it turned out that you have arrived in the country with another currency, it is nothing to worry about. It can be easily exchanged at special exchange offices.
Import and export of currency
Import of currency in Ireland has no restrictions, ie you can import any number of local and foreign currency. And you can only take out the amount declared upon entering the country. Funds in excess of the said declaration, translated into travelers checks or endorsed checks carried out on the exchange transactions in local banks.
Currency Exchange in Ireland
We have already mentioned that the best way to Irelandfly with the euro, but if you come to another currency, then it can easily be exchanged. The first place where this can be done - this airport, but there are often unfavorable rates or excessive fees. It is best to exchange the bulk of the currency directly in the city.
In the city the money can be exchanged at special exchange offices, banks, hotels. Accordingly, a more favorable rate offered by banks.
Around the clock, you can get money throughATMs. Great use of a credit card and traveler's checks, popular payment systems. Cashing Eurocheques, you will need a plastic card. Unlimited number of checks.
Ireland goes on credit cardsbuilt-in chip. Therefore, ordinary cards, magnetic tape, are accepted everywhere. Try before you travel, buy a sample of the last credit card.