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Welcome to Hipfig's Travel Guide series on Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
In thisvideo, we'll be sharing your experiences with currency exchange counters inDubai.
Our Dubai currency exchange guide will help and guide you for your moneyexchange needs.
The official currency in Dubai is the UAE Dirhan abbreviated dhsor AED.
The dirham rate is aligned and fixed with the US dollar so the ratedoes not fluctuate or change if you're changing USD.
The exchange rate will bealmost the same wherever you go, however be aware that they (currency exchange counters) may charge differentservice fees.
To change money in Dubai was very simple and very accessible.
Currency exchange counters are available everywhere in Dubai like the airport,malls, major metro stations, and hotels.
At the Dubai Airport, there's a wholesection for currency exchange in their Arrival Hall.
There are at least a handfulof currency exchange counters and banks.
We even found a currency exchangecounter at Al Rigga Metro station.
You can find the best rates at privatecurrency exchange counters in Dubai like Al Ansari Exchange, UAE Exchange, Al Ghurair Exchange, and Al Fardan Exchange.
At any of Dubai's malls like Dubai mall, Mallof Emirates, and City Centre Deidre there's a whole section for banks and currencyexchange counters.
If you go to any of the big malls, look around for the best rates and service fees.
Any mall you enter in Dubai will have at least one currency exchange counteror bank usually located on the bottom floor.
Currency exchange counters in malls usually follow the mall hours, but banks are usually open between 8 a.
and then 4 p.
to 6 p.
Saturday through Thursday.
They're closedall day on Fridays.
There are also lots of ATM machines.
Please check with your bank first to see if there are extra fees involved for using your ATM orcredit card in an ATM machine in Dubai Use your credit card for purchases, itwill give you the best exchange rate but it's always a good idea to have cash onhand for small stores that don't accept credit cards and some places even offerdiscounts.
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