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 0.61||AUD 6.11||AUD 61.08||AUD 610.81||AUD 6,108.11|
|Canada||CAD 0.60||CAD 6.03||CAD 60.26||CAD 602.63||CAD 6,026.33|
|Ireland||EUR 0.42||EUR 4.18||EUR 41.82||EUR 418.25||EUR 4,182.49|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.63||NZD 6.33||NZD 63.31||NZD 633.13||NZD 6,331.25|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.73||ZAR 67.32||ZAR 673.16||ZAR 6,731.62||ZAR 67,316.24|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.36||GBP 3.57||GBP 35.68||GBP 356.85||GBP 3,568.49|
|United States of America||USD 0.46||USD 4.62||USD 46.20||USD 462.00||USD 4,620.00|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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