Dubai Money

Dubai Currency and Money Details, Dubai Travel Guide and Tourist Information

The name of the currency in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates is the dirham (AED or Arab Emirate Dirham – also abbreviated to DH or Dhs). There are 100 fils in a dirham.

Notes come in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Dhs. The value of the note is indicated on one side in Arabic and the other in English.

There are 1 dirham and 50, 25 and 10 fil coins in common circulation.

Arab Emirate Dirham (Symbol: AED)

Credit Cards

MasterCard, Visa and American Express are accepted at most hotels, restaurants and shops in Dubai.


There are thousands of ATMs in Dubai. Common locations include hotels, Metro stations, shopping malls, petrol stations, and supermarkets.