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 2.08 AUD 10.38 AUD 20.75 AUD 207.50 AUD 2,075.02
Canada CAD 2.05 CAD 10.26 CAD 20.51 CAD 205.14 CAD 2,051.41
Ireland EUR 1.33 EUR 6.67 EUR 13.34 EUR 133.37 EUR 1,333.67
New Zealand NZD 2.21 NZD 11.07 NZD 22.13 NZD 221.35 NZD 2,213.47
South Africa ZAR 24.29 ZAR 121.46 ZAR 242.92 ZAR 2,429.15 ZAR 24,291.53
United States of America USD 1.45 USD 7.24 USD 14.48 USD 144.82 USD 1,448.23

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

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