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South Korea Currency

Money

The official currency is the South Korean Won (KRW). Currency can be exchanged at most banks and at casinos. Most merchants in the cities accept major credit cards but Koreans traditionally prefer cash.

ATMs at banks are usually accessible only during banking hours and instructions on the machines are generally only in Korean. Most public ATMs at convenience stores and subway stations are available 24 hours. Dollars are accepted in a limited number of major locations and hotels.


Currency Exchange Rates


South Korea KRW 1 KRW 5 KRW 10 KRW 100 KRW 1,000
Australia AUD 0.13 AUD 1.26 AUD 12.58 AUD 125.84 AUD 1,258.43
Canada CAD 0.12 CAD 1.20 CAD 11.98 CAD 119.82 CAD 1,198.21
Ireland EUR 0.08 EUR 0.79 EUR 7.86 EUR 78.61 EUR 786.08
New Zealand NZD 0.13 NZD 1.33 NZD 13.28 NZD 132.83 NZD 1,328.33
South Africa ZAR 1.25 ZAR 12.50 ZAR 125.03 ZAR 1,250.27 ZAR 12,502.71
United Kingdom GBP 0.07 GBP 0.70 GBP 7.04 GBP 70.36 GBP 703.64
United States of America USD 0.09 USD 0.90 USD 8.96 USD 89.61 USD 896.13

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

South Korea Currency

Money

The official currency is the South Korean Won (KRW). Currency can be exchanged at most banks and at casinos. Most merchants in the cities accept major credit cards but Koreans traditionally prefer cash.

ATMs at banks are usually accessible only during banking hours and instructions on the machines are generally only in Korean. Most public ATMs at convenience stores and subway stations are available 24 hours. Dollars are accepted in a limited number of major locations and hotels.


Currency Exchange Rates


South Korea KRW 1 KRW 5 KRW 10 KRW 100 KRW 1,000
Australia AUD 0.13 AUD 1.26 AUD 12.58 AUD 125.84 AUD 1,258.43
Canada CAD 0.12 CAD 1.20 CAD 11.98 CAD 119.82 CAD 1,198.21
Ireland EUR 0.08 EUR 0.79 EUR 7.86 EUR 78.61 EUR 786.08
New Zealand NZD 0.13 NZD 1.33 NZD 13.28 NZD 132.83 NZD 1,328.33
South Africa ZAR 1.25 ZAR 12.50 ZAR 125.03 ZAR 1,250.27 ZAR 12,502.71
United Kingdom GBP 0.07 GBP 0.70 GBP 7.04 GBP 70.36 GBP 703.64
United States of America USD 0.09 USD 0.90 USD 8.96 USD 89.61 USD 896.13

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