Canadian Currency

Travelling to Canada and needs to know the name of the Canadian money unit or just need to know how much is $1 US dollars in Canadian currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local currency in Canada, currency symbol, notes and more.


Canadian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Canada Money

  • The local money used in Canada is Dollar.

  • The currency symbol of the Canadian money is $.

  • The Canadian currency code is CAD.

  • The Dollar Notes: The Canadian currency notes are made up of $5, $10, $20, $50, $100.

  • The Dollar Coins: 1 Dollar is made up of 100 Cents. Canadian Cent Coins go from 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1, $2.

What is the best currency to use in Canada? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Canadian money and use the local Dollar as it is accepted everywhere in Canada. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Canada? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Canada (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

It’s wise to check out the current currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Canadian Dollar before purchasing the Dollar you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's important to check the today's currency exchange rate for British Pound to Canadian Dollar before purchasing the Dollar you require for your next trip at Stirling Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.