Currency, banks, change in Barcelona

- Currency : the Euro € replaced the Peseta on January 1, 2002.

 

 

- The banks are open from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 14.00. Commissions are appreciably variable from one bank to another. It is better not to obtain change in banks located near the monuments and places of interest. In fact it is better to have the travelers checks in Euros.

 

- In almost all cities, one can withdraw money in the automatic cashiers with Eurocard, Mastercard or Visa. A commission is charged at the time of the transaction.

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3 comments

  1. To the person above - . (29 Aug 2013 - 17:00)

    We do not care for your football related antics here.

  2. Euro travellers cheques - Sandra (13 Aug 2013 - 11:30)

    Not at all true about the traveller's cheques. Our hotel - Hotel Som AC would not accept them , neither would Santander bank - two branches nor another bank we tried. August 2013

  3. Messi - Messi (8 Apr 2011 - 10:15)

    Messi is the best soccer player in the world

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