The new and exciting collide beautifully with the old and charming in Hungary, one of Europe’s most romantic countries. Exchange AUD to HUF before your trip and you’ll be ready to enjoy the castles, cuisine and curiosities of this captivating country.
The Hungarian forint is your ticket to good times here. Whether you’re taking a cruise on the Danube or exploring the cobblestone streets of Budapest, a few forint coins and notes in your pocket will ensure you never miss out on the perfect souvenir or a tasty snack.
Hungarian currency will also get you into superb sites like the Turkish baths and the Budapest History Museum – not to be missed!
Some businesses here also accept euros, even though Hungary is one of the EU countries yet to adopt the euro as its official currency. The Hungarian government will eventually transition the country to using the euro instead, but they are yet to do so.
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Pick up locally
With over 140 convenient store locations across Australia, you can securely pick up your Hungarian Forint with no hassles.
The AUD to HUF chart above explains how the forint has trended against the Australian dollar in recent months. This can give you a decent idea of the average HUF exchange rate and how much the Hungarian forint has historically been worth. Not feeling hungry for today’s rate? No drama. Sign up for a currency alert and we’ll let you know when the numbers look more appetising.
In the past, the forint was divided into 100 fillér, but this subunit is now defunct. Only forint coins and notes are in circulation today.
Coin denominations in use are 5 Ft, 10 Ft, 20 Ft, 50 Ft, 100 Ft and 200 Ft.
Banknotes come in 500 Ft, 1,000 Ft, 2,000 Ft, 5,000 Ft, 10,000 Ft and 20,000 Ft varieties.