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 1.97 AUD 9.83 AUD 19.66 AUD 196.60 AUD 1,965.95
Canada CAD 1.87 CAD 9.34 CAD 18.69 CAD 186.87 CAD 1,868.72
Ireland EUR 1.27 EUR 6.34 EUR 12.68 EUR 126.76 EUR 1,267.60
New Zealand NZD 2.14 NZD 10.69 NZD 21.37 NZD 213.75 NZD 2,137.48
South Africa ZAR 21.91 ZAR 109.56 ZAR 219.12 ZAR 2,191.24 ZAR 21,912.44
United States of America USD 1.44 USD 7.21 USD 14.43 USD 144.26 USD 1,442.59

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

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