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Aruba's Money - Florin.
On the 4th of June 2019, the Central Bank of Aruba introduced a new series of florin banknotes. The new florin banknotes are a celebration of the life and beauty of Aruba and includes elements from the Island's rich culture, flora and fauna.

Currency

The official local currency is the Aruban Florin; however, U.S. dollars are widely accepted.

Aruba's Money - Florin.
On the 4th of June 2019, the Central Bank of Aruba introduced a new series of florin banknotes. The new florin banknotes are a celebration of the life and beauty of Aruba and includes elements from the Island's rich culture, flora and fauna.

The exchange rate for U.S. dollars is Afl 1.77 for cash and Afl 1.78 for traveler’s checks. Most supermarkets and gas stations use the exchange rate of Afl 1.75, while many restaurants and shops use the exchange rate of Afl 1.80.

All major credit cards and traveler’s checks are accepted. Personal checks from abroad are generally not accepted.

*Please note, some businesses will not accept U.S. $50 or U.S. $100 due to worldwide counterfeiting.

Central Bank Update

Aruba's New Florin

For more information about our currency visit the Central Bank's official website https://www.cbaruba.org.…


If you’re traveling with US Dollars, Aruba currency exchange will not be necessary; however, you may receive Aruba currency as change when paying with US Dollars. This is not a problem, simply spend the Aruba money first and take the remainder of your US Dollars home. You will always be aware of what you’re spending because the Aruba currency exchange rate is fixed and easy to calculate.

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