Culture and traditions

Currency – Austria

Austria it has a very developed economy, it is a very prosperous country, it is part of the European Union, therefore its currency is the euro. His designs have been made by Josef Kaiser, who in the lower coins has represented Austrian flowers, in the middle, examples of Vienna architecture, while those of 1 and 2 euros bear the effigy of famous Austrians.

Austria cents

One euro coin Austria

You can change travelers checks or cash with total ease, when you exchange cash you will only have to pay a minimum commission, because the exchange rates range between 1 and 4% less than travel checks. If you have checks of American express, you must make changes in their offices as they are the best place to do it.

Euro banknotes

In Austria it is common, that the establishments do not accept credit cards, so take forecasts regarding this issue, what if you will get without major problem are the ATMs, these abound even in small towns. The banks They usually open at 08:00 and close at 17:30, and at snack time it usually does not take place between 12:30 and 13:30.

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