Saudi Arabia Currency
The Saudi currency is the Riyal (SAR), divided into 100 halala. Foreign currency can be changed at banks and exchange bureaux. Banking hours are generally Saturday to Wednesday from 8am to 12pm and 4pm to 8pm. All major credit cards are accepted at shops, hotels and restaurants in Saudi Arabia. Travellers cheques are also accepted and ATMs are widely available. There are no taxes in Saudi Arabia, so shopping is good value.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Saudi Arabia||SAR 1||SAR 5||SAR 10||SAR 100||SAR 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.26||A$ 1.29||A$ 2.59||A$ 25.89||A$ 258.88|
|Canada||C$ 0.27||C$ 1.36||C$ 2.72||C$ 27.23||C$ 272.29|
|Ireland||€ 0.21||€ 1.05||€ 2.11||€ 21.06||€ 210.65|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.34||NZ$ 1.68||NZ$ 3.36||NZ$ 33.61||NZ$ 336.06|
|South Africa||R 2.25||R 11.27||R 22.55||R 225.47||R 2,254.72|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.17||£ 0.87||£ 1.74||£ 17.42||£ 174.18|
|United States of America||US$ 0.27||US$ 1.33||US$ 2.67||US$ 26.66||US$ 266.61|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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