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 1.37 AUD 6.86 AUD 13.72 AUD 137.23 AUD 1,372.29
Canada CAD 1.39 CAD 6.93 CAD 13.86 CAD 138.64 CAD 1,386.37
Ireland EUR 0.92 EUR 4.58 EUR 9.15 EUR 91.52 EUR 915.20
New Zealand NZD 1.46 NZD 7.30 NZD 14.60 NZD 146.04 NZD 1,460.38
South Africa ZAR 13.25 ZAR 66.26 ZAR 132.51 ZAR 1,325.11 ZAR 13,251.10
United Kingdom GBP 0.79 GBP 3.96 GBP 7.92 GBP 79.16 GBP 791.55
United States of America USD 1.03 USD 5.14 USD 10.28 USD 102.79 USD 1,027.85

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

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