The Pakistani Rupee (PKR) is divided into 100 paise. Travellers cheques (best carried in US Dollars or Pounds Sterling) are accepted at most banks, four and five star hotels and major shops. Larger shops and hotels accept credit cards, mostly American Express. Bank hours are from 9am to 1.30pm Monday to Saturday, but close at 12.30 pm on Fridays. Bargaining is expected in street markets and small stores.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Pakistan||PKR 1||PKR 5||PKR 10||PKR 100||PKR 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.01||A$ 0.05||A$ 0.11||A$ 1.06||A$ 10.57|
|Canada||C$ 0.01||C$ 0.06||C$ 0.11||C$ 1.11||C$ 11.11|
|Ireland||€ 0.01||€ 0.04||€ 0.09||€ 0.86||€ 8.60|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.01||NZ$ 0.07||NZ$ 0.14||NZ$ 1.37||NZ$ 13.72|
|South Africa||R 0.09||R 0.46||R 0.92||R 9.20||R 92.03|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.01||£ 0.04||£ 0.07||£ 0.71||£ 7.11|
|United States of America||US$ 0.01||US$ 0.05||US$ 0.11||US$ 1.09||US$ 10.88|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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