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Where can I use Euros?

Buy Euros online or in-store and use the Euro in 19 EU countries:

  • Austria         
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain

 

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How many Euros will I need for Europe?

When you buy Euros online you want to make sure you don't run out!

Euro prices across Europe vary greatly depending on where you go. 

Here's what you can expect to pay in Euros on average in these destinations: 

City

 

 

 

 

 

3 course
meal
for 2  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inexpensive
meal
for 1  

 

 

 

 

 

Taxi 1km  

 

 

 

 

 

Cappuccino

 

 

 

 

Brussels, Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

 €62.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

€15.00

 

 

 

 

 

€1.80

 

 

 

 

 

€2.91

 

 

 

 

Paris, France

 

 

 

 

 

 €60.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€15.00

 

 

 

 

 

€1.30

 

 

 

 

 

€3.28

 

 

 

 

Berlin, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

 €42.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€8.00

 

 

 

 

 

€2.00

 

 

 

 

 

€2.76

 

 

 

 

Dublin, Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

 €60.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€15.00

 

 

 

 

 

€1.14

 

 

 

 

 

€3.10

 

 

 

 

Rome, Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 €55.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€18.00

 

 

 

 

 

€1.33

 

 

 

 

 

€1.24

 

 

 

 

Barcelona, Spain

 

 

 

 

 

 €40.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€10.75

 

 

 

 

 

€1.13

 

 

 

 

 

€1.82

 

 

 

 

Vienna, Austria

 

 

 

 

 

 €49.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€10.00

 

 

 

 

 

€1.50

 

 

 

 

 

€3.10

 

 

 

 

Tallinn, Estonia

 

 

 

 

 

 €45.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€8.00

 

 

 

 

 

€0.50

 

 

 

 

 

€2.67

 

 

 

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands 

 

 

 

 

 

 €60.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€15.00

 

 

 

 

 

€2.31

 

 

 

 

 

€2.90

 

 

 

 

Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

 

 

 

 

 €30.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€8.00

 

 

 

 

 

€0.89

 

 

 

 

 

€1.45

 

 

 

 

Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

 

 

 

 €35.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€8.00

 

 

 

 

 

€0.47

 

 

 

 

 

€1.45

 

 

 

 

Bratislava, Slovakia

 

 

 

 

 

 €30.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€6.00

 

 

 

 

 

€0.60

 

 

 

 

 

€1.95

 

 

 

 

Athens, Greece

 

 

 

 

 

 €40.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€10.00

 

 

 

 

 

€0.74

 

 

 

 

 

€2.98

 

 

 

 

Helsinki, Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 €65.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

€12.00

 

 

 

 

 

€1.60

 

 

 

 

 

€3.72

 

 

 

 

 

 

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What denominations does the Euro come in?

There's a wide range of Euro notes and coins which are used throughout all 19 European countries that use the Euro:

Euros: 

€1, €2, €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, €200, €500

Cents:

1¢, 2¢, 5¢, 10¢, 20¢, 50¢

Did you know? Each Euro note is dedicated to a specific period of architecture throughout Europe. 

 

Euro FAQs

Can you order euros online?

Yes, you can order Euros online and also over the phone for home delivery or click & collect. 

You can also order Euros directly by going to one of our branches too.

For our best rates we recommend you order Euros online for home delivery or click & collect.

Where do you get the best exchange rate?

The best exchange rates for Euros (EUR) are typically found online - where operating costs are much lower for travel money providers. Get ICE's best Euro rates when you:

  1. Use our Euro click & collect service which offers discounted Euro rates at over 30 stores in the UK
  2. Order your Euros for home delivery (get free fully-insured next working day delivery when you order over £700)
  3. Get the ICE Clear Mastercard which gives you competitive rates and fee-free spending in shops, bars and restaurants across Europe when you spend in Euros.

For more tips on the cheapest ways to get Euros, check out our blog post: How to get the best value for money on your Euros

Should I use cash or card in Europe?

When traveling in Europe, it's a good idea to carry both card and cash. While many shops and restaurants will accept credit cards, various small, local merchants may only accept cash - particularly in markets, smaller resorts, and off-the-beaten-track restaurants and shops.

Where can I use Euros?

The Euro is the main currency in 19 EU countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City use EUR as their national currency, too. 

You can also use the Euro in overseas territories which have adopted the Euro including the Azores, the Canaries, Ceuta and Melilla, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Madeira, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, Saint Barthélemy, and Saint Pierre and Miquelon.

What's the best Euro rate?

The best Euro rate is typically found by buying online or using a click & collect service. These methods typically give you the best rates.

'Best' can also include service and confidence in the currency company - not just a good rate. Therefore we recommend you chose a provide like ICE who have operated for nearly 50 years and server 5 million+ people every year.

Is it a good time to buy Euros?

Finding a good time to buy Euros can be tricky. Unless you're buying large volumes of Euros, the general movement of the Euro exchange rate month-to-month is small - therefore the best time to buy Euros is when you need them.

That said, it's always good to take advantage of a good rate when Euro to Sterling exchange rates are high - so we recommend buying-ahead, rather than leaving it to the last minute before you go on holiday.

 

What's the highest pound to Euro rate ever?

The highest pound to Euro rate ever was €1.752 on 3rd May 2000 and the lowest Euro rate ever was  €1.02 on 30th December 2008. 

Buy Back

Euro buy back for leftover Euros!

Our Euro buy back service means we'll buy back any Euro notes you have leftover at excellent Euro exchange rates, leaving you with more cash in your pocket (and a tidier desk drawer).

Please see our terms and conditions for more information

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