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Money and duty free for Andorra

Currency and Money

Currency information

Although most currencies are accepted, the main currency in circulation is the Euro. Euro (€) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of €500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of €2, 1 and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.

Credit cards

American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are accepted.

Travellers cheques

To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travellers are advised to take traveller's cheques in Euros, Pounds Sterling and US Dollars.

Banking hours

Mon-Fri 0900-1300 and 1500-1700, Sat 0900-1200.

Currency restrictions

There are no restrictions on the import or export of local or foreign currency.

Currency exchange

Andorran banks and bureaux de change will exchange foreign currency.

Andorra duty free

Overview

Andorra is a duty-free zone, but travellers should check French/Spanish regulations as both these countries maintain customs controls at the borders.

Note that when returning to the EU, there are limits on the quantities of goods you can bring back with you. See www.duana.ad for details.

Banned Imports

Narcotics, firearms and ammunition, and counterfeit goods.

Banned Exports

You cannot export works of art without permission.