Paraguay Currency


The currency of Paraguay is the Guarani (PYG). United States Dollars are also widely accepted. Visitors are advised to use banks or official Bureaux de Change for exchanging money rather than street exchange kiosks because there are many counterfeit notes in circulation. Credit cards are becoming more widely accepted with larger hotels and restaurants accepting MasterCard and Visa, and in some cases American Express. There are numerous ATMs in urban centres, which generally take Cirrus, Maestro and Visa cards, but visitors who use them are advised to be vigilant due to the risk of crime. Banks are open on weekdays only between about 8.45am and 3am.

Currency Exchange Rates

Paraguay PYG 100 PYG 1,000 PYG 10,000 PYG 100,000 PYG 1,000,000
Australia AUD 0.02 AUD 0.23 AUD 2.31 AUD 23.13 AUD 231.30
Canada CAD 0.02 CAD 0.23 CAD 2.28 CAD 22.78 CAD 227.77
Ireland EUR 0.02 EUR 0.16 EUR 1.58 EUR 15.80 EUR 157.98
New Zealand NZD 0.02 NZD 0.24 NZD 2.40 NZD 24.03 NZD 240.34
South Africa ZAR 0.25 ZAR 2.51 ZAR 25.15 ZAR 251.46 ZAR 2,514.60
United Kingdom GBP 0.01 GBP 0.13 GBP 1.32 GBP 13.23 GBP 132.26
United States of America USD 0.02 USD 0.18 USD 1.77 USD 17.66 USD 176.63

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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