Austria is part of the European Union. The national currency is the Euro.
WHAT PAYMENT METHODS ARE AVAILABLE IN AUSTRIA?
You can pay with cash, with a debit card or credit card. Cheques are not accepted in Austria.
HOW DO YOU OPEN A BANK ACCOUNT?
There are many banks in Salzburg. You have to decide which bank you want to open an account with. The most popular type of account is the Giro Account. After you have opened an account, you will receive a debit card and a PIN code after a few days. You need the account to pay the rent, the mobile phone bill and to get a salary etc.