Bank & Currency

Bank opening hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 08:00 – 15:00, Thursday: 08:30 – 17:30, closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

Exchange offices

You will find them at railway stations and in the city center.

Since March 2002 the only official Austrian currency is the Euro ”€“. To convert your currency into Euro, please use the Currency Converter based on daily market rates.

Automated teller machines (cash despensers)

Cash dispensers can be found outside of banks where cash can be withdrawn around the clock. National and international Maestro cards are accepted.


In many areas such as gastronomy, in taxis, at hairdressers, at service stations, tipping is traditionally expected. Usually, the tip amounts to about 5 to 10 percent, but the size of the tip should be according to your satisfaction with the services rendered.

Credit cards

Most of the hotels, restaurants and shops accept international valid credit cards. If you have questions concerning your credit card please contact your credit card institute in Austria:

Credit card contact details

American Express Bank Ltd.
Kaerntner Strasse 21-23, A-1015 Vienna
+43/1515110 (24 hours)

Diners Club Bank AG
Lassallestraße 3, A-1020 Vienna

Europay Austria / Paylife
Marxergasse 1b, A-1030 Vienna
+43/1717010 (24 hours)

Visa Service AG / Card complete Service Bank AG
Lassallestraße 3, A-1020 Vienna
+43/1711110 (24 hours)