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Published On: 2022 dec 12

Currency and Payment Methods in Jordan

Are you planning to study Arabic at the Ewan Institute in Jordan? This article is a great resource to help you understand the currency and payment methods in the country. You'll learn about the national currency, the Jordanian Dinar, including its denominations and exchange rates. You'll also find information on the availability of ATMs and banking hours, credit card acceptance, and options for exchanging currency. This information will make it easy for you to navigate your financial transactions while studying at the Ewan Institute and immerse yourself fully in the culture of Jordan.

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Unlock the Secrets of the Jordanian Dinar: Currency, Denominations, and Exchange Rates

The national currency of Jordan is the Jordanian Dinar (JD), divided into 100 qirsh or piasters. Banknotes come in 50, 20, 10, 5, and 1 JD denominations, while common coins are worth 1, 0.5, 0.25, 0.1, and 0.05 JD. As of 07/11/2015, the exchange rate for the JD is 1 JD = 1.41 USD.

Convenient and Accessible: ATM Availability and Banking Hours in Jordan

ATMs can be found in many towns and cities throughout Jordan, including the capital city of Amman and other locations in inland Jordan. Banking hours in Jordan are typically from 08:30 to 15:00 from Saturday to Thursday, though during Ramadan, we may shorten these hours to 08:30 to 13:00. Some banks may also have afternoon hours.

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Flexible Payment Options: Credit Card Acceptance in Jordan

Hotels, restaurants, and larger stores in Jordan widely accept credit cards from American Express, Visa, Diners Club, and MasterCard. There are no restrictions on importing or exporting local or foreign currency in the country. Licensed banks and bureaux de change generally accept traveler's checks issued by UK banks. However, getting these in US dollars is advisable to avoid additional exchange rate charges. Western Union is also an option for exchanging currency.


Learn Arabic with The Ewan Institute: Immersion in Jordan's Culture

As you've learned, currency and payment methods in Jordan are easy to navigate, making it a convenient option for studying Arabic at the Ewan Institute. Our experienced teachers dedicate themselves to helping students of all levels achieve fluency in the language, and we invite you to take the next step and register with us today. Take advantage of the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of Jordan while learning the language. Join us now and take your first step towards proficiency in Arabic.