Which countries use Euros - and which don't
Do you know 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union use Euros?
So you'll need them if you're visiting any of these countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain. The microstates of Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City use Euros too.
You might be surprised by how many European countries don't use Euros. Here's a complete list of them: Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine.
Make sure you take the right currency with you when you visit.
New €50 Note
On 4th April 2017 a new 50 euro note will be in circulation. You're likely to see it in your travel money this summer.