The Low Down on the Euro Currency
European Central Bank
|Currency sub unit:||
|Countries using euros:||
€5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500
1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2
The Euro is commonly represented by its currency code (EUR) and in its symbol form (€). You will need to have Euros on hand if you are traveling to one of the many countries in Europe which use the Euro as legal tender.
In total, there are 19 EU member countries who have adopted the Euro as their official currency.
The most commonly used notes in Euros are the €5, €10, €20, €50, and €100 bills. There are also €200 and €500 notes but these are not as often because of their high value.
Easy Currency Bundle Options for your Trip
|Make your Own Mix|
|Select currencies of your choice* in CASH and/or CARD|
EUR Goes Further with the Travelex Money Card
- Our Travelex Money Card gives you better rates than Cash
- $0 Eftpos Fees
- $0 ATM Fees1
- $0 Online Shopping Fees2
1. Travelex does not charge ATM fees, some operators may charge their own fee or set their own limits. 2. Transacting via some online merchants may incur a surcharge.
What to spend your euros on
Entry to Eiffel Tower
3-mile taxi ride
Postcard and a stamp
French beret (but don't)
Must-sees in Europe
European Countries and the Euro
|Non-EU members that use the euro:|
|Andorra||Monaco||San Marino||Kosovo||Montnegro||Vatican City|
|EU members that do not use the euro:|
*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.