The official currency is the Quetzal (GTQ), which is divided into 100 centavos. Cash exchange is easy, but visitors are not advised to exchange money at the informal booths on the street. There are ATMs in the towns and cities, which accept American Express and Visa, while MasterCard and Diners Club are not widely accepted.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Guatemala||GTQ 1||GTQ 5||GTQ 10||GTQ 100||GTQ 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.17||AUD 0.85||AUD 1.69||AUD 16.94||AUD 169.39|
|Canada||CAD 0.17||CAD 0.83||CAD 1.67||CAD 16.68||CAD 166.80|
|Ireland||EUR 0.12||EUR 0.58||EUR 1.16||EUR 11.57||EUR 115.69|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.18||NZD 0.88||NZD 1.76||NZD 17.60||NZD 176.01|
|South Africa||ZAR 1.84||ZAR 9.21||ZAR 18.41||ZAR 184.15||ZAR 1,841.48|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.10||GBP 0.48||GBP 0.97||GBP 9.69||GBP 96.86|
|United States of America||USD 0.13||USD 0.65||USD 1.29||USD 12.94||USD 129.35|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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