Duty Free shops at Dubai airports to accept Indian currency

Dubai Duty Free has announced that Indian Rupee will now be an accepted currency at all the retail outlets of the Dubai airport. However, the change, if any, will be given back in Dirhams and not the Indian currency.

Stores at the Dubai Airport will accept notes of various denominations, including 100s, 200s, 500s and 2000s. The move makes the Indian rupee the 16th international currency to be accepted at Dubai’s airports.

According to a report, out of the 90 million passengers who used Dubai’s airports, 12 million of them travelled to or from Indian destinations. 

The Hindu

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