Indian Currency

Going to India and needs to know the name of the Indian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $1 American dollars in Indian currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money used in India, currency symbol, notes and more.


Indian Currency Exchange Rate Today

India Money

  • The official money used in India is Rupee.

  • The currency symbol of the Indian money is .

  • The Indian currency code is INR.

  • The Rupee Notes: The Indian currency notes are made up of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000 rupees.

  • The Rupee Coins: 1 Rupee is made up of 100 Paisas. Indian Paisa Coins go from 50 paise, 1, 2, 5, 10 rupees.

What is the best currency to use in India? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Indian money and use the local Rupee as it is accepted everywhere in India. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Swiss Franc 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 India? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within India (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 Rupee to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's important to check out the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Indian Rupee before ordering the Rupee you need for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Rupee to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Indian Rupee before buying the Rupee you need for your up coming trip from British Pound to Rupee Exchange Rate Today.