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 11.88||AUD 118.83||AUD 1,188.32|
|Canada||CAD 0.12||CAD 1.17||CAD 11.69||CAD 116.87||CAD 1,168.73|
|Ireland||EUR 0.08||EUR 0.83||EUR 8.31||EUR 83.09||EUR 830.87|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.12||NZD 1.23||NZD 12.30||NZD 123.04||NZD 1,230.39|
|South Africa||ZAR 1.14||ZAR 11.42||ZAR 114.22||ZAR 1,142.21||ZAR 11,422.10|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.07||GBP 0.71||GBP 7.12||GBP 71.24||GBP 712.36|
|United States of America||USD 0.09||USD 0.87||USD 8.75||USD 87.46||USD 874.60|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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