Emirati Currency

Going on a trip to United Arab Emirates and needs to know the name of the Emirati money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1 American dollars in Emirati currency?

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


Emirati Currency Exchange Rate Today

United Arab Emirates Money

  • The official money used in United Arab Emirates is Dirham.

  • The currency symbol of the Emirati money is د.إ.

  • The Emirati currency code is AED.

  • The Dirham Notes: The Emirati currency notes are made up of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 dirhams.

  • The Dirham Coins: 1 Dirham is made up of 100 Filss. Emirati Fils Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 fils, 1 dirham.

What is the best currency to use in United Arab Emirates? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Emirati money and use the local Dirham as it is accepted everywhere in United Arab Emirates. 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 United Arab Emirates? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within United Arab Emirates (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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dirham to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies 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 US Dollar to Emirati Dirham before purchasing the Dirham you need for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Dirham Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dirham to British Pound?

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

It’s wise to check the current currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Emirati Dirham before purchasing the Dirham you need for your up coming trip from Stirling Pound to Dirham Exchange Rate Today.