Tunisia’s currency is called the Dinar (Sign: TND; code: TND). In this article, you can find current mid-market Tunisian Dinar exchange rate, get familiar with the notes and coins of the Tunisian currency and other tips related to using local money that can make your trip to Tunisia easier and more cost effective.
Preferred Payment Method in Tunisia
You will be expected to use the Tunisian currency for all cash purchases as other currencies are not accepted in Tunisia. Currency exchange booths are found in all international airports and in most of touristy areas so you won’t be short of local currency if you will bring enough cash.
Even though credit and debit cards are increasingly accepted, for most day-to-day purchases especially when dealing with small businesses in Tunisia, you will have to use cash.
Current Tunisian Dinar Exchange Rate
Current mid-market Tunisian currency exchange rate can be found with the help of this currency exchange calculator.
Tunisian Dinar to USD:
Tunisian Dinar to Euro:
You can check the current Tunisian currency rate against other currencies using the below widget.
Cash Withdrawal from ATM in Tunisia
International access ATMs can be found across Tunisia but they charge extra 10 Tunisian Dinars for every withdrawal additionally to the transaction fee for overseas withdrawals of your card.
Currency Exchange in Tunisia
Bringing cash and exchanging it in Tunisia is usually the most affordable option as there are currency exchange banks everywhere, including in airports, offering really good rates.
Tunisian Dinar Notes and Coins
Tunisian Dinar Notes
Tunisian Dinar notes present different value, as following:
- 5 Tunisian Dinars
- 10 Tunisian Dinars
- 20 Tunisian Dinars
- 50 Tunisian Dinars
Getting a change from the largest Tunisian Dinar note (50 Dinars) sometimes can be complicated on the street if you’re just buying some snack for 1 Dinar or so.
Use largest Tunisian currency notes for paying at supermarkets and other larger shops and restaurants and leave some smaller notes and coins for your accidental purchases on the street.
Tunisian Dinar coins
Tunisian Dinar coins are also represented – Tunisia’s currency coins include:
- 10 Millimes
- 20 Millimes
- 50 Millimes
- 100 Millimes
- 200 Millimes
- 500 Millimes
- 1 Dinar (which equals 1000 Millimes)
- 2 Dinars
- 5 Dinars
Both 10 and 20 Tunisian currency coins are rarely used as normally all the prices are rounded to 50 or 100 Millimes, except of prices at some supermarkets. Don’t be surprised if some vendors didn’t give you some change back using these Tunisian currency coins.
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