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 6.09||AUD 60.95||AUD 609.49||AUD 6,094.95|
|Canada||CAD 0.60||CAD 6.00||CAD 60.02||CAD 600.19||CAD 6,001.86|
|Ireland||EUR 0.42||EUR 4.16||EUR 41.63||EUR 416.29||EUR 4,162.90|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.63||NZD 6.33||NZD 63.33||NZD 633.33||NZD 6,333.26|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.63||ZAR 66.26||ZAR 662.62||ZAR 6,626.16||ZAR 66,261.58|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.35||GBP 3.49||GBP 34.85||GBP 348.52||GBP 3,485.22|
|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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