The official currency of the UAE is the UAE Dirham, often represented as the prefix AED or with the abbreviation 'Dhs' which follows the numeric money amount. The most common notes in circulation are the 100 Dh, 50 Dh, 20 Dh, 10 Dh and 5 Dh note although there are three other less commonly used notes – 200 Dh, 500 Dh and 1000 Dh notes. 1 Dh = 100 fils and coins are available in 25 fils, 50 fils and 1 Dh denominations. If you plan on travelling by taxis, carry cash as many prefer cash although some will accept credit cards as well.
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