You can load your Danish kroner onto our handy Travel Money Card and pay using contactless payments, Apple Pay and Google Pay. Plus, top it up and even switch between currencies on our free Travel app.
One way to make your holiday budget go further is make use of Denmark’s huge network of camping grounds and upmarket hostels. You can also keep costs down further by shopping at supermarkets and preparing your own food. Continental breakfasts at bakeries are much cheaper than hotel ones.
The capital Copenhagen has hotels and restaurants to cater for a range of budgets. It’s best explored on a canal boat cruise, which takes in the old Nyhavn port area and heads to the famous Little Mermaid sculpture at Langelinje Pier. Or you can take advantage of free rental bikes to get around the main attractions. There are over 1,000 of them at 100 stations around the city.
Avoid over-tipping – most bills include a service charge, so there’s no need to add on more
Save your receipts – non-EU residents can get a VAT refund at the airport
Be price-wise – a three-course meal for two with a bottle of wine cost around £114 in Copenhagen in 2020
Some common questions
What is Danish krone?
Danish krone is the official currency of Denmark. The plural is kroner. The currency is abbreviated to DKK and its symbol is kr.
Which countries use the Danish krone currency?
While no other countries use the krone officially other than the Kingdom of Denmark, it’s also the recognised currency of Greenland and The Faroe Islands, an autonomous territory within it.
Where can you buy Danish krone?
You can buy Danish krone online using our Click & Collect or Click & Deliver services. Orders placed before 3pm can be collected in any Post Office branch or delivered to your home the next working day.
If you prefer to pop in to place your order, you can do it in thousands of participating branches. To find a convenient branch, including those providing travel money services, use our branch finder.
If you prefer to use plastic, there’s Travel Money Card. It’s a prepaid MasterCard you can load before going away with any of 23 different currencies, including the Danish krone.
You may get a better exchange rate if you order online. Buying larger quantities at a time can reduce the rate further. And if you buy at a good time for the pound, you can lock in that great rate.
What is the highest Danish krone note?
The highest value banknote in the Danish currency is the 1000 krone note. The complete list of denominations is: