Riel (KHR) is the official currency and is divided into 100 sen. Foreign currency is difficult to exchange with the exception of US Dollars. Most transactions require cash. US Dollars and Thai Baht are accepted, although smaller transactions are usually done in Riel. A torn US Dollar note is useless. Credit cards are only accepted in a limited number of tourist-orientated hotels and restaurants in Phnom Penh and larger towns. There are a few ATMs in Phnom Penh, but they shouldn't be relied upon as a source of money.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Cambodia||KHR 100||KHR 1,000||KHR 10,000||KHR 100,000||KHR 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.03||AUD 0.33||AUD 3.29||AUD 32.94||AUD 329.37|
|Canada||CAD 0.03||CAD 0.33||CAD 3.26||CAD 32.61||CAD 326.14|
|Ireland||EUR 0.02||EUR 0.22||EUR 2.23||EUR 22.27||EUR 222.70|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.04||NZD 0.36||NZD 3.61||NZD 36.06||NZD 360.63|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.38||ZAR 3.76||ZAR 37.57||ZAR 375.67||ZAR 3,756.67|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.02||GBP 0.17||GBP 1.72||GBP 17.22||GBP 172.22|
|United States of America||USD 0.02||USD 0.24||USD 2.45||USD 24.46||USD 244.59|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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