Portuguese Currency

Visiting Portugal and wants to know the name of the Portuguese money unit or just want to know how much is $1000 US dollars in Portuguese currency?

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


Portuguese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Portugal Money

  • The local money used in Portugal is Euro.

  • The currency symbol of the Portuguese money is .

  • The Portuguese currency code is EUR.

  • The Euro Notes: The Portuguese currency notes are made up of €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500.

  • The Euro Coins: 1 Euro is made up of 100 Cents. Portuguese Cent Coins go from 1c, 2c, 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, €1, €2.

What is the best currency to use in Portugal? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Portuguese money and use the local Euro as it is accepted everywhere in Portugal. 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 Portugal? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Portugal (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 Euro to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's wise to check the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Portuguese Euro before purchasing the Euro you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Euro Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Euro to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's money exchange rate for British Pound to Portuguese Euro before purchasing the Euro you require for your next trip at Stirling Pound to Euro Exchange Rate Today.