Israeli Currency

Travelling to Israel and wants to know the name of the Israeli money unit or just need to know how much is $1000 US dollars in Israeli currency?

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


Israeli Currency Exchange Rate Today

Israel Money

  • The local 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Israel? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually 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 always changing and in most days minute by minute.

It’s important to check out the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Israeli New Shekel before ordering the New Shekel you require for your next trip from American Dollar to New Shekel Exchange Rate Today.

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

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

It’s important to check out the current currency exchange rate for British Pound to Israeli New Shekel before purchasing the New Shekel you require for your next trip at Stirling Pound to New Shekel Exchange Rate Today.