The official currency is the Rouble (RUB), which is divided into 100 kopeks. Most major international credit cards are accepted in larger establishements. Currency can be changed at banks, bureaux de change, and hotels. ATMs are widely available in major cities. It is hard to get roubles outside Russia and travellers are advised to take good condition US Dollars or Euro notes to change once there.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Russia||RUB 1||RUB 5||RUB 10||RUB 100||RUB 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.02||AUD 0.11||AUD 0.21||AUD 2.13||AUD 21.32|
|Canada||CAD 0.02||CAD 0.10||CAD 0.20||CAD 1.96||CAD 19.56|
|Ireland||EUR 0.01||EUR 0.07||EUR 0.13||EUR 1.32||EUR 13.21|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.02||NZD 0.12||NZD 0.23||NZD 2.33||NZD 23.26|
|South Africa||ZAR 0.22||ZAR 1.10||ZAR 2.20||ZAR 22.00||ZAR 219.97|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.01||GBP 0.06||GBP 0.12||GBP 1.17||GBP 11.74|
|United States of America||USD 0.02||USD 0.08||USD 0.15||USD 1.52||USD 15.24|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.