Switzerland Currency


The official currency is the Swiss Franc (CHF), divided into 100 rappen (German) or centimes (French). Although not part of the EU, many prices are nonetheless indicated in Euros and some merchants may accept Euros. Credit cards are widely accepted and ATMs are widespread; many are equipped with the Cirrus or Maestro system. Banks offer the best exchange rates, but it is also possible to exchange money at major hotels, main train stations and airports. Banks are open Monday to Friday.

Currency Exchange Rates

Switzerland CHF 1 CHF 5 CHF 10 CHF 100 CHF 1,000
Australia AUD 1.40 AUD 7.00 AUD 14.00 AUD 140.05 AUD 1,400.47
Canada CAD 1.33 CAD 6.66 CAD 13.31 CAD 133.12 CAD 1,331.21
Ireland EUR 0.90 EUR 4.51 EUR 9.03 EUR 90.30 EUR 902.99
New Zealand NZD 1.52 NZD 7.61 NZD 15.23 NZD 152.27 NZD 1,522.66
South Africa ZAR 15.61 ZAR 78.05 ZAR 156.10 ZAR 1,560.96 ZAR 15,609.60
United Kingdom GBP 0.71 GBP 3.56 GBP 7.12 GBP 71.24 GBP 712.36
United States of America USD 1.03 USD 5.14 USD 10.28 USD 102.76 USD 1,027.64

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

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