The currency in Costa Adeje, Tenerife, is the same as that used all across Spain: the Euro.
The arrival of the euro on January 1, 2002 replaced the peseta, the previous currency used in Spain.
The euro (?) has given many Europeans a big advantage when travelling to The Canary Islands, as they no longer have to worry about changing currency before their trip.
There are eight coins: 1 cent, 2 cents, 5 cents, 10 cents, 20 cents, 50 cents, 1 euro (100 cents) and 2 euros. And there are seven notes in circulation: 5 euros, 10 euros, 20 euros, 50 euros, 100 euros, 200 euros and 500 euros.
Another way to pay for products and services in Costa Adeje is by credit or debit card, although if you are travelling from abroad, please be aware of any fees that your bank may charge for using your card in Costa Adeje.
If you are looking for a place to change money you have several options. Banks are generally open from Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 14h00. Most hotels also offer a currency exchange service.
Travellers checks are easily exchanged at banks and exchange offices throughout the area of Costa Adeje.
In Costa Adeje, Tenerife, tips are not mandatory. In bars and restaurants, it is normal to tip between five and 10 per cent of the bill, depending on the amount, although this is completely up to you.
In taxis, it is common to tip in order to round the fare up to an exact figure.
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