The currency used in Italy is the Euro (EUR).
The current conversion rate is:
1 Utd. Arab Emir. Dirham = 0.18492 Euro
1 Euro (EUR) = 5.40770 Utd. Arab Emir. Dirham (AED)
Euro (EUR; symbol €) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of €500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of €2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents.
Traveler’s cheques, cheques and foreign money can be changed at banks, railway stations and airports and in most cases at major hotels (generally at a less convenient rate).
Credit/Debit Cards and ATMs
Diners Club, MasterCard, American Express and Visa are widely accepted.
Traveler’s cheques are widely accepted. To avoid additional exchange rate charges, travelers are advised to take traveler’s cheques in Euros, Pounds Sterling or US Dollars.
These vary from city to city but, in general, Mon-Fri 0830-1330 and 1500-1600.