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 6.33||AUD 63.33||AUD 633.28||AUD 6,332.79|
|Canada||CAD 0.62||CAD 6.23||CAD 62.28||CAD 622.84||CAD 6,228.38|
|Ireland||EUR 0.44||EUR 4.43||EUR 44.28||EUR 442.79||EUR 4,427.87|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.66||NZD 6.56||NZD 65.57||NZD 655.70||NZD 6,556.98|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.09||ZAR 60.87||ZAR 608.71||ZAR 6,087.07||ZAR 60,870.66|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.38||GBP 3.80||GBP 37.96||GBP 379.63||GBP 3,796.32|
|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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