09-30-2013, 11:01 PM #1 Additional chat from Millionday 7:00pm'ish Monday Eve
[millionday] Money & duty free for Iraq. Exchange rates: Iraqi Dinar €1 = ID1579.8 Currency & Money Currency information: Iraqi Dinar (IQD; symbol ID) = 20 dirhams = 1,000 fils.
Notes are in denominations of ID25,000, 10,000, 5,000, 1,000, 500, 250 and 50. Coins are in denominations of ID100 and 25. Note: This information is subject to frequent change in the current conditions.
Credit cards: One of the main Iraqi banks, Warka Bank, has 350 ATMs in 120 branches across Iraq in most cities and towns. The location of their ATMs are listed on their website: www.warka-bank.com.
[millionday] pay no attention to the rate just read what i bring -- this is what is found under our travel site there is more
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[millionday] then it says this >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Note: The banking and financial infrastructure has been disrupted and is in the process of rebuilding. Hotels usually require payment in foreign currency.
[millionday] has been disrupted -- not still in the position at all it was
[millionday] then there is this part -- ATM: One of the main Iraqi banks, Warka Bank, has 350 ATMs in 120 branches across Iraq in most cities and towns. The location of their ATMs are listed on their website: www.warka-bank.com.
Travellers cheques: Travellers cheques are not generally accepted in Iraq, though it is sometimes possible to do a deal with some merchants in city bazaars. Be warned that the rate will not be a good one.
There are also Western Union branches available in main towns. Banking hours: Sat-Wed 0800-1230, Thurs 0800-1100. Banks close at 1000 during Ramadan.
[millionday] Currency restriction: The import and export of local or foreign currency is limited to US$10,000 or equivalent.
Currency exchange: Foreign currency can be used at special duty-free shops in Baghdad up to a value of US$200. To obtain this concession, goods must be purchased within 20 days of arrival and passports must be produced.
[millionday] then it says -- todays online rates -- and this -- Currency Sell Rate EUR 1.17 USD 1.577 AUD 1.687 Currency Sell Rate NZD 1.8895 CAD 1.6145 AED 5.7195
[millionday] obviously this is being tested on their site it must be - i hope you didnt pass out but it isnt like that on all sites --
[hstrymknwmn] i just about did
[Dovi] almost passed out
[millionday] me too
[DlD] Ooh my
[boomshakalaka] just woke up
[millionday] oh boy
[Domino] millionday So this is on the CBI site?
[Horizon0000] Oh My!!
[Msbossydiva] No im still standing but laying down
[kshaw100] It would be posted at the CBI first wouldn't it?
[millionday] no this is on our travel site
[john77] where are my depends?
[belabun] not on cbi , I just looked there,
[mymerc600] My heart is leaping out of my chest!!
[Domino] millionday Who is "our"?
[dioaee777] holding my breath.
[DlD] Looks like they getting ready for change
[millionday] yes it is not like this on all sites -- just on our travel site for now that i have seen but i havent looked everywhere
[boomshakalaka] mymerc keep ur heart in tact I need it
[lorijeanmarshall] millionday So what does this mean then. If it is on th travel site but not on CBI?* * *
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[hstrymknwmn] millionday what do you mean by our travel site?
[THAT GUY] i will believe it when i am at the bank and leave with some scratch in my pocket
[NUMBERS] millionday so its showing up at 1 dinar =1.57 dollars??
[DlD] As in testing testing one two three* *
[millionday] i wanted you all to know that before you looked at it -- the only reason i can think of is testing or a mistake
[Msbossydiva] Keep the testing going until you get it right
[millionday] it will be on cbi when they update
[dioaee777] testing or teasing
[millionday] numbers yes -- Currency Sell Rate EUR 1.17 USD 1.577 AUD 1.687 Currency Sell Rate NZD 1.8895 CAD 1.6145 AED 5.7195
[mymerc600] boomshakalaka our heart is one; yours should be leaping too!
[NUMBERS] millionday think we will be at bank tommorrow or wed??
[THAT GUY] there continues to be no confirmed or creditable evidence supporting rumors around IQN, $25+ rates, bank screens, global resets or an immediate RV. -- best line i have readed for a wile
[millionday] there is more info on what you can bring in and other info to travel that was not there before
[Domino] millionday I think it's exciting that you just happened to catch this and am sure you'll be watching till the wee hours for more changes
[millionday] i am going to bring it in just a sec my phone just started ringing off the hook brb
[millionday] i am not telling you a story -- it does say that -- and it has alot of other info
[Dianne777] NUMBERS whacha thinking?
[millionday] i am going to bring it in just a sec
[belabun] THAT GUY iqn, was gulf war 1 (if not mistaken, ) did some research other day, but it is a stock symbol
[millionday] iqn is not the iqd
[belabun] corecrectamundo!!! guru junk
[THAT GUY] how can we take in old money and claim it as new money? the old Saddam stuff from gulf war 1 is not accepted
[NUMBERS] belabun rv tommorrow at 48.76
[millionday] belabun belabun hello good to see ya coming to hang out with us -- i am researching a bunch of info for us - so i will show you all this next part of this about travel there that has changed
[millionday] Currency exchange: Foreign currency can be used at special duty-free shops in Baghdad up to a value of US$200.
To obtain this concession, goods must be purchased within 20 days of arrival and passports must be produced. Iraq duty free
The following goods may be imported into Iraq without incurring customs duty: • 200 cigarettes or 25 cigarillos or 10 cigars or 250g of tobacco. • 1L of spirits. • 2L of fortified wine. • 2L of wine. • 8L of beer.
[millionday] belabun oph hun -- i am so glad you waited --- hope you are doing alright -- im going to put you on my prayer list
[millionday] 3 Passport required Return ticket required Visa required Australian Yes Yes Yes British Yes Yes Yes Canadian Yes Yes Yes Other EU Yes Yes Yes USA Yes Yes Yes Do you need a Visa?
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To enter Iraq, a passport valid for at least six months from the date a visa is issued is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above. Visas: Visas for Iraq are required by all nationals referred to in the chart above.
[millionday] our travel site as in the one we use
[millionday] Visa note: Passport and visa requirements for visitors to Iraq are subject to change at short notice; for a fully comprehensive list of those allowed entry visas and other requirements, consult the embassy.
Visitors must obtain an arrival sticker and submit a blood sample within 10 days taken by the Iraq Ministry of Health. Those arriving on a tourist visa are exempt. If only travelling to the Kurdistan region, you can obtain a visa on arrival, but it is not valid elsewhere in Iraq.
Types and cost: Single-entry visa: US$40; multiple-entry visa: US$100. Validity: Single-entry visa: up to three months; multiple-entry visa: six months to a year.
[millionday] they are just testing it or something -- they are just on there with that rate -- online i wish we could force them to give it to us though nite all -- love to ya