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USD exchange

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USD exchange


I will be visiting Tehran for the first time next week and i was wondering where is the best place to exchange US dollars to Iranian rial?

Also what is the average rate?


Shiraz, Iran
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The money changers or Sarrafi at Ferdowsi square are the best for exchanging currencies USD, Euro or others.

The rates are volatile and has been going down recently so check it with a few of them before you change but usually they have similar rates.



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Dear H0ssam

The exchange rates in Tehran are just a little less than some other cities like Shiraz. The difference is so little that may not even be understood, but it exists indeed.

The difference between one exchange office to the other one is so little as well.



Tehran, Iran
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Change your money in an exchange office near to your hotel . There are several exchange offices in vali asr street .

The rate changes every hour . So it's hard to say . But it is nearly 32000 rial .

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We visited Iran last week and were gettin 32,000 Rials for US $1. Independent money changers give better rate than banks, which are approx 25000 Rial per $.

Tehran, Iran
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You can go to Istanbul crossroad and you can fined more exchenge office area.

The average rate is 30200 rial per $.I recommend you aviod to chenge your dollars in airport.

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Do the exchange offices (sarafis) in Tehran work Fridays? We arrive on Friday and would like to change the necessary amount of money in Tehran...

Tehran, Iran
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On Fridays they don't work . So you should change in airport . The rate is not much different from city .

Edited: 06 January 2014, 20:16
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