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. Visitors should be vigilant when drawing cash from ATMs, as con artists are known to operate there. All commercial banks will exchange foreign currency.
Currency Exchange Rates
|South Africa||ZAR 1||ZAR 5||ZAR 10||ZAR 100||ZAR 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.09||AUD 0.45||AUD 0.90||AUD 8.97||AUD 89.72|
|Canada||CAD 0.09||CAD 0.43||CAD 0.85||CAD 8.53||CAD 85.28|
|Ireland||EUR 0.06||EUR 0.29||EUR 0.58||EUR 5.78||EUR 57.85|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.10||NZD 0.49||NZD 0.98||NZD 9.75||NZD 97.55|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.05||GBP 0.23||GBP 0.46||GBP 4.56||GBP 45.64|
|United States of America||USD 0.07||USD 0.33||USD 0.66||USD 6.58||USD 65.83|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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