United Kingdom Currency
The currency is the British Pound (GBP), which is divided into 100 pence. ATMs are available in almost all towns and Visa, MasterCard and American Express are widely accepted; visitors with other cards should check with their credit card companies in advance. Foreign currency can be exchanged at bureaux de change and large hotels, however better exchange rates are likely to be found at banks.
Currency Exchange Rates
|United Kingdom||GBP 1||GBP 5||GBP 10||GBP 100||GBP 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.71||AUD 8.56||AUD 17.12||AUD 171.17||AUD 1,711.68|
|Canada||CAD 1.69||CAD 8.44||CAD 16.89||CAD 168.88||CAD 1,688.76|
|Ireland||EUR 1.17||EUR 5.86||EUR 11.72||EUR 117.21||EUR 1,172.06|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.77||NZD 8.87||NZD 17.74||NZD 177.42||NZD 1,774.21|
|South Africa||ZAR 18.86||ZAR 94.32||ZAR 188.64||ZAR 1,886.41||ZAR 18,864.06|
|United States of America||USD 1.29||USD 6.47||USD 12.95||USD 129.47||USD 1,294.67|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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