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 1.84||AUD 9.19||AUD 18.39||AUD 183.85||AUD 1,838.51|
|Canada||CAD 1.74||CAD 8.71||CAD 17.41||CAD 174.10||CAD 1,741.01|
|Ireland||EUR 1.16||EUR 5.78||EUR 11.55||EUR 115.52||EUR 1,155.16|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.96||NZD 9.78||NZD 19.55||NZD 195.51||NZD 1,955.13|
|South Africa||ZAR 18.58||ZAR 92.89||ZAR 185.78||ZAR 1,857.80||ZAR 18,577.97|
|United States of America||USD 1.29||USD 6.46||USD 12.93||USD 129.30||USD 1,292.99|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.