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Currency Used in Daman and Diu

The Daman and Diu make for an ideal vacation destination and in the recent years have become very popular amongst the Indian and foreign tourists. Since a lot of foreign tourists have shown an overwhelming interest in visiting this part of India along with queries related to the currency used here.  So to get an answer to all those queries read on further.

The currency being used in Daman is same as the one used in the rest of India. The Banknotes are available in the following denomination of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000 and Rupee coins are in the denomination of Re 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10, RS 100 and Rs 1000. But the Rs 100 and Rs 1000 are used for commemorative purposes only while the 50 paisa, since lower denominations have been formally withdrawn. For the travelling convenience the tourists should change some currency at the airport or the State Bank of India. One can also avail the money exchange services provided by all reputed international banks like ICICI, HDFC, HSBC, Standard Chartered, ABN AMRO, RBS etc comes up with ATMs that accept all the international cards.

The travelers’ cheques are another mode in which money exchange can be performed in various parts of the country. The Daman & Diu Tourism Board has taken various measures and in regards to currency they make sure that the foreigners visiting Daman do not have to undergo complicated methods to exchange or procure currency