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 0.62||AUD 6.22||AUD 62.23||AUD 622.28||AUD 6,222.79|
|Canada||CAD 0.63||CAD 6.29||CAD 62.87||CAD 628.66||CAD 6,286.65|
|Ireland||EUR 0.42||EUR 4.15||EUR 41.50||EUR 415.01||EUR 4,150.08|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.66||NZD 6.62||NZD 66.22||NZD 662.22||NZD 6,622.23|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.01||ZAR 60.09||ZAR 600.89||ZAR 6,008.86||ZAR 60,088.56|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.36||GBP 3.59||GBP 35.89||GBP 358.94||GBP 3,589.37|
|United States of America||USD 0.47||USD 4.66||USD 46.61||USD 466.09||USD 4,660.92|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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