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Omani Rial

Visiting somewhere in Oman? We have you covered.

If you're planning a trip to Oman, Ramsdens is here to help you with all of your currency needs. As the official currency of Oman is the Omani Rial (OMR), it's important to make sure you have the right currency on hand to make your trip as smooth as possible.

At Ramsdens, we offer a range of currency exchange services to make it easy and convenient to exchange your currency for Omani Rials. Whether you prefer to exchange your currency at one of our branches or use our online exchange service, we offer competitive rates and fast, secure transactions to help you get the most out of your money.

Overall, at Ramsdens, we understand the importance of having the right currency on hand when travelling to Oman. With our range of currency, you can rest assured that you'll be able to enjoy your trip to the fullest, with peace of mind that your currency needs are taken care of.

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How far will my money go throughout Oman?

If you're planning a trip to Oman, it's important to have an idea of how far your money will go to help you budget for your trip. The official currency of Oman is the Omani Rial (OMR), and here's what you can expect in terms of costs:

- Accommodation: The cost of accommodation in Oman can vary widely depending on your budget and preferences. Budget hotels and hostels can be found for around 10-20 OMR per night, while mid-range hotels and resorts can cost anywhere from 30-100 OMR per night. Luxury hotels and resorts can cost upwards of 150 OMR per night.

- Food and drink: Eating out in Oman can be relatively inexpensive, with local street food and casual restaurants offering meals for around 1-5 OMR per person. Mid-range and fine-dining restaurants can cost anywhere from 10-50 OMR per person. Alcohol is available in Oman but can be expensive due to high taxes.

- Transportation: Taxis and public transportation are relatively inexpensive in Oman, with a taxi ride within the city costing around 2-5 OMR. Rental cars are also available, with prices ranging from 20-50 OMR per day depending on the type of vehicle.

Overall, the cost of travelling in Oman can vary widely depending on your travel style and preferences. However, with careful planning and budgeting, it's possible to have a memorable trip to Oman without breaking the bank.

Denominations

The Omani Rial (OMR) is divided into 1000 baisa. The current denominations of the Omani Rial include banknotes in ½, 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 Rial denominations. Coins come in 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 baisa denominations.

Things to do while Oman

Oman is a hidden gem located in the Arabian Peninsula that offers a unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. The country has a rich history that dates back to ancient times, and visitors can explore its many forts, castles, and museums to learn more about its past. One of the most impressive landmarks in Oman is the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, which is a must-visit for anyone interested in Islamic architecture.

For nature lovers, Oman has plenty to offer, including beautiful beaches, rugged mountains, and desert landscapes. Visitors can take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of Wadi Shab, hike through the Hajar Mountains, or go on a desert safari to see the stunning sand dunes. The country is also home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including endangered species such as the Arabian leopard and green sea turtle.

In addition to its natural beauty, Oman is also known for its hospitality and delicious cuisine. Visitors can indulge in traditional Omani dishes such as shuwa, a slow-cooked lamb dish, or try local street food like shawarma and falafel. The country is also famous for its dates, which come in a variety of different flavours and can be found in markets throughout the country.

Overall, Oman is a destination that offers something for everyone, whether you're interested in history, nature, or simply relaxing on the beach. With its warm climate, friendly locals, and stunning scenery, it's no wonder that Oman is becoming an increasingly popular destination for travellers from around the world.

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