The Qatar Riyal rates below were last updated 2 minutes ago
If you're travelling to Qatar soon you'll want to get the best deal on your Qatar Riyals. Our free comparison service compares the best Qatar Riyal rates from the biggest currency suppliers in the UK so you can see at a glance who is offering the top deals. We are currently comparing 10 suppliers selling Qatar Riyals in the UK with exchange rates ranging from 4.5963 to 4.9438.
But wait, it gets better! Many of the top suppliers listed above offer us exclusive exchange rates that are better than any other website which means if you order through us you could save even more money. We are so confident that you won't find better Qatar Riyal exchange rates on any other UK website that we challenge you to let us know if you find a better deal!
The Qatari Riyal is pegged to the US Dollar at a rate of $1 USD = 3.64 QAR which means that there is not a lot of variation between the best and worst rates on offer. It can sometimes be more beneficial to take US Dollars as well as or instead of Qatari Riyals, unless you find a particularly good deal, or your destination lies outside of the big city areas in Qatar where you will find it more difficult to pay in US Dollars. The average order value we have seen, between 1st August and 31st October 2013, is for £1400.
The exchange rate of the Qatari Riyal is quite stable due to its pegged status, and if you are a frequent traveller it is worth keeping hold of left over currency to use on your next trip. Alternatively, many currency buy back services will exchange Riyals back into Sterling on your return if you are not planning on going back to Qatar any time soon.
British citizens must pay for a visa upon arrival in Qatar and payment is accepted by credit card only.
If you applying for a residence permit you will be required to undergo medical examinations including blood tests and a chest X-ray to screen for certain diseases and testing positive may result in deportation.
See the Embassy of the State of Qatar website for more information.
Over the past week the Qatar Riyal has increased by 0.72% from last Monday's rate of 4.9087 to today's rate of 4.9438 which means £750 will buy you R26.33 more now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 4.9676 on Friday and the worst rate was 4.9087 on Monday.
The 90 day outlook has seen the Qatar Riyal rate increase by 4.53% from 4.7294 on 24th October 2017 to 4.9438 today. Based on these figures, £750 will buy you R160.80 more today than it would have three months ago. We recorded a high rate of 4.9676 on 19th January 2018 and a low rate of 4.6698 on 4th November 2017.
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