South Korea Currency
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 0.12||AUD 1.23||AUD 12.35||AUD 123.47||AUD 1,234.73|
|Canada||CAD 0.12||CAD 1.17||CAD 11.69||CAD 116.93||CAD 1,169.25|
|Ireland||EUR 0.08||EUR 0.78||EUR 7.76||EUR 77.58||EUR 775.80|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.13||NZD 1.31||NZD 13.13||NZD 131.31||NZD 1,313.05|
|South Africa||ZAR 1.25||ZAR 12.48||ZAR 124.77||ZAR 1,247.68||ZAR 12,476.84|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.07||GBP 0.67||GBP 6.72||GBP 67.16||GBP 671.59|
|United States of America||USD 0.09||USD 0.87||USD 8.68||USD 86.84||USD 868.36|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.