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 1.75 AUD 8.74 AUD 17.49 AUD 174.88 AUD 1,748.80
Canada CAD 1.72 CAD 8.61 CAD 17.22 CAD 172.21 CAD 1,722.09
Ireland EUR 1.19 EUR 5.97 EUR 11.94 EUR 119.44 EUR 1,194.44
New Zealand NZD 1.82 NZD 9.09 NZD 18.17 NZD 181.72 NZD 1,817.17
South Africa ZAR 19.01 ZAR 95.06 ZAR 190.12 ZAR 1,901.22 ZAR 19,012.15
United States of America USD 1.34 USD 6.68 USD 13.35 USD 133.55 USD 1,335.47

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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