South Africa Currency
South Africa's currency is the Rand (ZAR), which is divided into 100 cents. Money can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and the larger hotels. ATMs are widely available (there is a daily limit for cash withdrawals) and major international credit cards are widely accepted, except in petrol stations where cash is required. Visitors should be vigilant when drawing cash from ATMs, as con artists are known to operate there. Travellers cheques and some foreign currencies are accepted at larger hotels and shops, but commission is charged, otherwise all commercial banks will exchange them.
Currency Exchange Rates
|South Africa||R 1||R 5||R 10||R 100||R 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.11||A$ 0.57||A$ 1.15||A$ 11.48||A$ 114.82|
|Canada||C$ 0.12||C$ 0.60||C$ 1.21||C$ 12.08||C$ 120.76|
|Ireland||€ 0.09||€ 0.47||€ 0.93||€ 9.34||€ 93.43|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.15||NZ$ 0.75||NZ$ 1.49||NZ$ 14.90||NZ$ 149.05|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.08||£ 0.39||£ 0.77||£ 7.72||£ 77.25|
|United States of America||US$ 0.12||US$ 0.59||US$ 1.18||US$ 11.82||US$ 118.25|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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