Currency and Exchange Rates
The official Swedish currency is the Swedish Krona (SEK) which is divided into 100 öre. Bank notes are available in denominations of 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 Krona, and coins in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10 Krona. The Krona is about ten Krona to a Euro, and eight Krona to a Dollar.
For an update on exchange rates please see: www.oanda.com
All major credit cards are accepted in Sweden. ATM:s are available at the airports and all over the city including the venue for the EMC conference. Cash dispensers are marked “Bankomat” or “Minuten”. It is more common to pay with credit cards in Sweden, than with cash. All shops, hotels, restaurants accept accept VISA and MasterCard. American Express may not be accepted in some cases.