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 62.24||AUD 622.43||AUD 6,224.25|
|Canada||CAD 0.59||CAD 5.92||CAD 59.16||CAD 591.64||CAD 5,916.42|
|Ireland||EUR 0.40||EUR 4.01||EUR 40.13||EUR 401.32||EUR 4,013.25|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.68||NZD 6.77||NZD 67.67||NZD 676.73||NZD 6,767.30|
|South Africa||ZAR 6.94||ZAR 69.38||ZAR 693.75||ZAR 6,937.52||ZAR 69,375.20|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.32||GBP 3.17||GBP 31.66||GBP 316.60||GBP 3,166.02|
|United States of America||USD 0.46||USD 4.57||USD 45.67||USD 456.73||USD 4,567.25|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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