The official currency is the Syrian pound (SYP), which is divided into 100 piastres. There are a few ATMs in the bigger towns, but not all cards are accepted. Credit cards are not widely used, but American Express and Diners Club are the most readily accepted. Travellers cheques are not accepted in most banks, and those that do require lengthy and complicated processes.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Syria||SYP 100||SYP 1,000||SYP 10,000||SYP 100,000||SYP 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.63||AUD 6.32||AUD 63.24||AUD 632.39||AUD 6,323.95|
|Canada||CAD 0.62||CAD 6.15||CAD 61.54||CAD 615.36||CAD 6,153.60|
|Ireland||EUR 0.44||EUR 4.40||EUR 43.97||EUR 439.70||EUR 4,397.02|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.66||NZD 6.65||NZD 66.45||NZD 664.51||NZD 6,645.10|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.37||ZAR 63.67||ZAR 636.66||ZAR 6,366.58||ZAR 63,665.81|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.38||GBP 3.83||GBP 38.29||GBP 382.92||GBP 3,829.18|
|United States of America||USD 0.47||USD 4.65||USD 46.54||USD 465.44||USD 4,654.41|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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