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Why buy UAE Dirhams from us?
Click & Collect: Secure our best rate online & pay on collection
Pre-order UAE Dirhams for local collection with our Click & Collect service and secure our very best GBP to AED exchange rate. We’ll notify you by email when your Click & Collect order is ready. Then simply complete the exchange in-store. Our exchange rate guarantee means your order will be held in-store at your pre-secured rate for two business days after the date of this notification.
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Home Delivery: Free delivery on all orders over £800
We can deliver UAE Dirhams directly to your home address. For orders of £800 or over, delivery is free, or for orders under £799.99 there is a small delivery charge of £6.95.
In-store: Order UAE currency over the counter
We have an extensive UK network of stores and agents, ready to help you with your currency exchange needs. We’re happy to take currency orders over the counter.Find a store near you
Click & Sell: Sell foreign currency back to us
Leftover currency? Sell your UAE dirham banknotes back to us. Simply secure your AED to GBP rate online with our Click & Sell service, and then complete the exchange in-store.Click & Sell UAE Dirhams
UAE currency information
|Currency Name:||United Arab Emirates (UAE) Dirham|
|Banknotes||5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 د.إ|
|Coins (commonly used):||25 and 50 فلس (fils) and 1 د.إ (dirham)|
The UAE Dirham is the currency used in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and other areas of the United Arab Emirates. The word dirham comes from the greek ‘Drachmae’ which translates to ‘handful’. One dirham is divided into 100 fils.
Typical prices in the United Arab Emirates
|3 course meal for two (mid-range restaurant)||200.00 AED|
|Pint of domestic beer||39.98 AED|
|McDonalds combo meal||30.00 AED|
Average prices, Data source: Numbeo Cost of Living in the United Arab Emirates, Date: January 2023
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Need to Send UAE Dirhams?
You can send money to the United Arab Emirates from the UK with Western Union in our own stores. Simply visit us in-store Western Union services at a No1 Currency, CEC or Thomas Exchange Global store near you.
For GBP to AED bank transfers for amounts £10,000 or more get a bank-beating transfer quote online from Fexco.SEND UAE DIRHAMS
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