Gran Canaria - currency

The currency in Gran Canaria is the Euro.

Looking for the best deals on Euros? Check out Thomas Cook Travel Money for competitive rates and swift delivery to your home or work. Make sure you’ve got some currency on you when you arrive in Gran Canaria, ready for any cash payments, like tipping.

As for plastic, using your debit or credit card on the island is super easy. You can even take a travel money card for extra security. With plenty of ATMs dotted across Gran Canaria, finding somewhere to withdraw your spends won’t be a problem. Plus you can pay contactless (usually up to 50 euros) in many places.

Just an FYI, if you’re planning on making regular card payments, it’s a good idea to check with your bank before your holiday for any extra fees that might apply abroad.

And if you’ve got cash left at the end of your holiday, have a read of our top tips for what to do with unspent Euros!