Romania's currency is Leu (plural "Lei" - pronunciation: lay), denoted RON.

Banknote denominations: 1, 5, 10, 50, 100, 200 and 500 lei

Coins: 1, 5, 10 and 50 bani pieces. (pronunciation: bahnee)

1 leu = 100 bani

You can find the national daily exchange on National Bank - BNR - website.

Foreign currencies may be exchanged at banks or authorized exchange offices (called: "casa de schimb" or "birou de schimb valutar"). There, the exchange course from other currencies to LEI should be with 0.05 (5 bani) bigger than the BNR rate.

Aproximative Exchange rate:

  • 1 EUR: 4.65 lei
  • 1 USD: 3.98 lei
  • 1 GBP: 5.25 lei