American Currency

Travelling to United States and wants to know the name of the American money unit or just want to know how much is $1 American dollars in American currency?

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


American Currency Exchange Rate Today

United States Money

  • The official money used in United States is Dollar.

  • The currency symbol of the American money is $.

  • The American currency code is USD.

  • The Dollar Notes: The American currency notes are made up of $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100.

  • The Dollar Coins: 1 Dollar is made up of 100 Cents. American Cent Coins go from 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1.

What is the best currency to use in United States? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to American money and use the local Dollar as it is accepted everywhere in United States. American 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 United States? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within United States (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 Dollar to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to American Dollar before buying the Dollar you require for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the current currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to American Dollar before buying the Dollar you need for your next trip from Stirling Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.