United Kingdom Currency
The currency is the British Pound (GBP), which is divided into 100 pence. ATMs are available in 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||£ 1||£ 5||£ 10||£ 100||£ 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 1.88||A$ 9.38||A$ 18.75||A$ 187.53||A$ 1,875.34|
|Canada||C$ 1.82||C$ 9.10||C$ 18.20||C$ 182.04||C$ 1,820.38|
|Ireland||€ 1.29||€ 6.43||€ 12.86||€ 128.61||€ 1,286.06|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 1.96||NZ$ 9.79||NZ$ 19.58||NZ$ 195.81||NZ$ 1,958.09|
|South Africa||R 17.49||R 87.43||R 174.85||R 1,748.54||R 17,485.42|
|United States of America||US$ 1.52||US$ 7.59||US$ 15.18||US$ 151.84||US$ 1,518.37|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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