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 1.16||AUD 11.61||AUD 116.07||AUD 1,160.70|
|Canada||CAD 0.11||CAD 1.10||CAD 11.03||CAD 110.33||CAD 1,103.29|
|Ireland||EUR 0.07||EUR 0.75||EUR 7.48||EUR 74.84||EUR 748.39|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.13||NZD 1.26||NZD 12.62||NZD 126.20||NZD 1,261.97|
|South Africa||ZAR 1.29||ZAR 12.94||ZAR 129.37||ZAR 1,293.71||ZAR 12,937.09|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.06||GBP 0.59||GBP 5.90||GBP 59.04||GBP 590.40|
|United States of America||USD 0.09||USD 0.85||USD 8.52||USD 85.17||USD 851.70|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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