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||A$ 0.18||A$ 0.92||A$ 1.83||A$ 18.33||A$ 183.31|
|Canada||C$ 0.17||C$ 0.87||C$ 1.74||C$ 17.40||C$ 174.01|
|Ireland||€ 0.12||€ 0.61||€ 1.21||€ 12.13||€ 121.27|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.20||NZ$ 1.00||NZ$ 2.00||NZ$ 19.99||NZ$ 199.90|
|South Africa||R 1.88||R 9.41||R 18.82||R 188.23||R 1,882.25|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.09||£ 0.43||£ 0.86||£ 8.58||£ 85.75|
|United States of America||US$ 0.13||US$ 0.65||US$ 1.31||US$ 13.06||US$ 130.58|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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