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 1.22||AUD 12.24||AUD 122.39||AUD 1,223.88|
|Canada||CAD 0.12||CAD 1.21||CAD 12.10||CAD 121.00||CAD 1,209.96|
|Ireland||EUR 0.08||EUR 0.79||EUR 7.87||EUR 78.66||EUR 786.62|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.13||NZD 1.31||NZD 13.06||NZD 130.55||NZD 1,305.54|
|South Africa||ZAR 1.43||ZAR 14.33||ZAR 143.28||ZAR 1,432.76||ZAR 14,327.58|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.06||GBP 0.59||GBP 5.90||GBP 58.98||GBP 589.82|
|United States of America||USD 0.09||USD 0.85||USD 8.54||USD 85.42||USD 854.19|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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