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Currency, Exchange, Credit Cards, ATMs in Portugal

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Portugal has adopted the euro as official currency in 2002. Currency can be exchanged at foreign exchange offices, or banks. Some banks charge higher commissions than others, sometimes with a minimum charge of about 10. The ATMs (with a MB - MultiBanco symbol) can be used to exchange money with minimal commission (1% - 2%).

Traveler's checks are widely exchangeable, but commissions are usually high. Recommended are checks in euros - to avoid additional exchange rates.

Banking hours are usually, Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 3:00 pm.

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