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UAE Dirham (AED) - Currency of UAE

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About UAE Dirham (AED)

It’s been 45 years since the Dirham became UAE's currency of choice. Also known as the Emirati Dirham, it replaced the Qatar and Dubai Riyal in 1973. The UAE currency is further subdivided into smaller denominations of 100 fils. At present, there are 3 coins and 8 bank notes in circulation in the region. The Dh1000 note has the maximum security features.

Some facts that you ought to know about the dubai currency:
  • The short name for Dubai currency is AED.
  • The symbol for Dubai currency is DH, DHS.
  • The most frequently used coins come in 25 fils, 50 fils and 1 Dirham.
  • The most frequently used banknotes are 5 Dirhams, 10 Dirhams, 20 Dirhams, 50 Dirhams, 100 Dirhams, 200 Dirhams, 500 Dirhams, 1000 Dirhams.
  • The Central Bank Of The United Arab Emirates is the chief bank of the UAE.

Quick Facts About UAE Dirham (AED)

Currency Name United Arab Emirates Dirham
Short Name AED
Nicknames NA
Symbol (s) DH, Dhs
Unit 1/100, fils
Frequently Used Coins 25 fils, 50 fils, 1 dirham
Rarely Used Coins
Frequently Used Bank Notes 5 dirhams, 10 dirhams, 20 dirhams, 50 dirhams, 100 dirhams, 200 dirhams, 500 dirhams, 1000 dirhams
Rarely Used Bank Notes
Central Bank, Name & Website Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates |
Nations that unofficially use the UAE Dirham as a part of their legal tender: NA

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The Emirati Dirham Currency

The currency of UAE is in the subdivision of 100 fils. Currently there are 3 coins and 8 bank notes in circulation in the region. The coins in circulation are in the denominations of fils 25, 50 and dirham 1. Bank notes in circulation are in the denominations of dirhams 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000.

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To find the latest INR to AED rates and other foreign currency exchange rates, visit the Thomas Cook website.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it OK if I use USD instead of AED when I am visiting UAE?
Yes. You can use the USD however, we still suggest you use the AED Currency for a seamless trip. You may also use your bank cards or forex cards to carry out transaction while you are there.
Can I use a credit card in Dubai?
Yes, you can do that. You can even use the debit cards. There are forex cards available too which are secure and safe to use. In case you are to use your credit/debit cards, we suggest you check with you bank first on the fees that could be levied.
How much money can I carry in and out UAE?
You can carry up to Dh1,00,000, or equivalent foreign currency, in and out UAE. However, in case the amount you are carrying exceeds the given limit then you will be required to declare the same.
I want to sell Dirhams. Can I do that online?
Yes, you can sell UAE dirhams online by just filling up a simple form, and we will assist you throughout the process.
How can I book Dirhams via Thomas Cook? Can I book it online?
Yes, you can certainly buy forex online by filling up a simple form on our website. It is a very convenient process and by the end of the transaction, you will receive it at your doorstep.

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