Israeli Currency

Going to Israel and wants to know the name of the Israeli money unit or just need to know how much is $100 US dollars in Israeli currency?

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


Israeli Currency Exchange Rate Today

Israel Money

  • The official money used in Israel is New Shekel.

  • The currency symbol of the Israeli money is .

  • The Israeli currency code is ILS.

  • The New Shekel Notes: The Israeli currency notes are made up of 20, 50, 100, 200 new shekalim.

  • The New Shekel Coins: 1 New Shekel is made up of 100 Agoras. Israeli Agora Coins go from 10 agorot, ½, 1, 2, 5, 10 new shekalim.

What is the best currency to use in Israel? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Israeli money and use the local New Shekel as it is accepted everywhere in Israel. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Israel? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Israel (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 New Shekel to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's important to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Israeli New Shekel before purchasing the New Shekel you need for your next trip at American Dollar to New Shekel Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for New Shekel to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's currency exchange rate for British Pound to Israeli New Shekel before buying the New Shekel you require for your up coming trip at British Pound to New Shekel Exchange Rate Today.