How to set up currency in the Gridbox Booking System for Joomla?

Creating a feature-rich Joomla booking system begins with the configuration of currency settings. In this tutorial, we'll take a closer look at how to easily set up currency in the Gridbox Booking System so that your Joomla booking site is ready for global transactions and accessible to clients from different regions.

In the Gridbox dashboard, mouse over the icon Store ➝ Settings ➝ Currency and Units.

  • Some settings of Booking Services and Store App are identical. Therefore, if the Gridbox eCommerce is already set up, you do not need to set currency again

Adding new currency

Click Add New Item to add a new currency and fill out all the fields. 



Adds the title of a​ currency.


Adds currency code, e.g. USD, EUR, UAH.

* ISO 4217 codes


Adds a symbol, e.g. $, €, ₴.


Sets the position of a symbol (Left or Right).

Currency Separator

Thousand Separator

Sets the thousand separator (comma, dot, space, none).

Decimal Separator

Sets the decimal separator (comma, dot).

Number of Decimals

Sets the number of decimals.


Exchange Rate

Sets the fixed rate at which one currency can be exchanged for another.

Assign to Language

Sets the language you need to assign a currency.

Automatically update exchange rates

To change the exchange rate automatically in your Joomla booking based on Gridbox, enable the Automatically Update Exchange Rates option and integrate Exchangerates.

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