South Korea Currency


The official currency is the South Korean Won (KRW). Currency can be exchanged at most banks and at casinos. Most merchants in the cities accept major credit cards, but Koreans traditionally prefer cash. ATMs at banks are usually accessible only during banking hours, and instructions on the machines are generally only in Korean. Most public ATMs at convenience stores and subway stations are available 24 hours. US$ are accepted in a limited number of major locations and hotels.

Currency Exchange Rates

South Korea KRW 100 KRW 1,000 KRW 10,000 KRW 100,000 KRW 1,000,000
Australia AUD 0.12 AUD 1.19 AUD 11.86 AUD 118.63 AUD 1,186.28
Canada CAD 0.12 CAD 1.17 CAD 11.68 CAD 116.82 CAD 1,168.16
Ireland EUR 0.08 EUR 0.81 EUR 8.10 EUR 81.02 EUR 810.24
New Zealand NZD 0.12 NZD 1.23 NZD 12.33 NZD 123.27 NZD 1,232.66
South Africa ZAR 1.29 ZAR 12.90 ZAR 128.97 ZAR 1,289.67 ZAR 12,896.72
United Kingdom GBP 0.07 GBP 0.68 GBP 6.78 GBP 67.83 GBP 678.34
United States of America USD 0.09 USD 0.91 USD 9.06 USD 90.59 USD 905.90

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

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