St Helena Currency
The official currency is the Saint Helena Pound (SHP), which is divided into 100 pence. It is on a par with the Pound Sterling, but has its own banknotes and coins, which are not accepted in UK banks. Pounds Sterling are however accepted on the island. There are no international banks on the island, but some places accept credit cards. The Bank of St Helena changes travellers cheques and major currencies. The bank is closed on Sundays.
Currency Exchange Rates
|A$ 1||A$ 5||A$ 10||A$ 100||A$ 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 1.00||A$ 5.00||A$ 10.00||A$ 100.00||A$ 1,000.00|
|Canada||C$ 0.97||C$ 4.83||C$ 9.67||C$ 96.68||C$ 966.85|
|Ireland||€ 0.70||€ 3.51||€ 7.03||€ 70.29||€ 702.91|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.08||NZ$ 5.40||NZ$ 10.80||NZ$ 107.99||NZ$ 1,079.92|
|South Africa||R 9.48||R 47.42||R 94.84||R 948.41||R 9,484.06|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.51||£ 2.55||£ 5.10||£ 51.03||£ 510.33|
|United States of America||US$ 0.80||US$ 4.00||US$ 8.01||US$ 80.08||US$ 800.77|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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