What Money Is Used In Paris France?

What Money Is Used In Paris France?

What is the best currency to use in France?

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The unit of currency in France is the euro, as in most other countries of the European Union.

Use a credit card, widely used for purchases in France, but only if it is a credit card with a computer chip in it (carte à puce).

The USA is making (belatedly) the transition to chip cards.

Can you use US money in Paris?

However, outside of major tourist regions (such as certain parts of Paris or or the Riviera), very few shops or hotels accept travelers checks as payment. If you do wish to come to France with travellers cheques, it is advisable to get them in Euros, not in US dollars or any other currency.

How much is a dollar worth in Paris France?

Historical US dollar / French franc







How much cash should I bring to Paris?

Use an ATM at the airport in Paris. I would get 400 Euro and then use your credit card as much as possible. Give each person 100 Euro – then you’re not carrying all the cash in one place. Make sure you let your bank know you’re travelling and also make sure your daily withdrawal limit is high enough.

Should I convert money before going to Europe?

Avoid (or at least minimize) cash exchange.

In general, I avoid exchanging money in Europe; it’s a big rip-off. On average, at a bank you lose about 8 percent when you change dollars to euros or another foreign currency.

What is the best way to pay for things in France?

Cash, Credit Cards, or Traveler’s Checks? Planning to pay with a combination of cash, credit, or debit cards, and traveler’s checks can be the best strategy when visiting the French capital.

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