A Euro is the official currency of 17 European countries, according to the European Central Bank. An important factor in converting currency is to know the exchange rate, which is the value of one currency compared to another. Based on the demand in national and international markets, currency exchange rates change daily. When traveling or investing in currencies, knowing how to convert Euros to U.S. dollars can be beneficial to you.
Decide on how much currency you want to convert.
Determine the currency exchange rate for the current day. Visit a currency conversion website like Unit Conversion to use the conversion calculator.
Enter the amount of Euros you wish to convert to U.S. dollars in the box to the right of "Euro."
Wait two seconds and the conversion amount automatically populates in the box to the right of "U.S. Dollar."
Visit a local bank or currency exchange to convert the Euros to U.S. dollars. Be sure to complete the exchange transaction the same day, as the amount may change.
Decide how much Euro currency you want to convert.
Visit the Exchange Rates website to find out the exchange rate for the current day. As of July 2011, the exchange rate for one Euro is 1.4389 U.S. dollars.
Multiply the number of Euro currency you have by the U.S. dollar currency rate. For example, if you have €200, multiply 200 by 1.4389 to get the result of $284.44.
Visit a local currency exchange or bank to exchange the Euros to U.S. dollars. Be sure to complete the exchange transaction the same day, as the amount may change.