| The UAE currency is
the Dirham (Dh) = 100 fils. Notes are in denominations
of Dh1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations
of Dh1, and 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 fils.
Note: The UAE Dirham is tied to the US Dollar.
exchange service in UAE
Most hotels can provide foreign currency exchange.
and debit cards in UAE
Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Diners Club are widely accepted
in the UAE. Check with your credit or debit card company for acceptability
details and other services that may be available.
cheques: Also widely accepted in the UAE. In order to avoid
exchange fees, tourists are advised to use traveler’s cheques
in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling.
Currency restrictions: The import and export of foreign and
local are unrestricted.
The following is included as a guide to the movements of the UAE
Dirham against Sterling and the US Dollar: