Egyptian Currency

Visiting Egypt and needs to know the name of the Egyptian money unit or just need to know how much is $50 US dollars in Egyptian currency?

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


Egyptian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Egypt Money

  • The local money used in Egypt is Pound.

  • The currency symbol of the Egyptian money is .

  • The Egyptian currency code is EGP.

  • The Pound Notes: The Egyptian currency notes are made up of 5, 10, 25, 50 Piastres, 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 Pounds.

  • The Pound Coins: 1 Pound is made up of 100 Piastres. Egyptian Piastre Coins go from 5, 10, 20, 25, 50 Piastres, 1 Pound.

What is the best currency to use in Egypt? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Egyptian money and use the local Pound as it is accepted everywhere in Egypt. American dollars and other major currencies like British 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Egypt? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Egypt (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 Pound to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to check the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Egyptian Pound before buying the Pound you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Pound Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Pound to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the today's currency exchange rate for British Pound to Egyptian Pound before ordering the Pound you need for your next trip at Stirling Pound to Pound Exchange Rate Today.