Ukrainian Hryvnia rates updated 28 minutes ago.
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We compare the Ukrainian Hryvnia rates from dozens of the UK's biggest currency suppliers including the Post Office, supermarkets, high street banks and specialist online travel money providers, so you can see in an instant who is offering the best deals after commission and delivery charges have been accounted for. Many of our travel money affiliates also offer our customers exclusive exchange rates that are even better than if you go to them direct, and on average our customers save £59 when they compare with us.
Generally speaking, specialist online travel money providers and bureau de change offer the best Ukrainian Hryvnia exchange rates, followed by the supermarkets, the Post Office and then the banks. The absolute worst rates of all are found at the airports so try to avoid buying there at all costs. If you're short on time and need your currency in a hurry, check out our Click & Collect Ukrainian Hryvnia page to find a local supplier near you.
Over the past 90 days, the Ukrainian Hryvnia has dropped by 6.68% from 33.5902 on the 27th January to 31.3477 today. Back then, £750 would have bought you ₴1,681.88 more than it would today. During this period the Ukrainian Hryvnia hit a high of 33.6659 on the 28th January and a low of 31.3477 today. You can see more historical exchange rate data over longer time frames on our Ukrainian Hryvnia exchange rate history page.
Using our comparison form at the top of the page, enter the amount of Ukrainian Hryvnia you want to buy, select your preferred payment method(s) and click 'Compare Deals'. We'll return a list of UK currency suppliers who are selling Ukrainian Hryvnia right now along with their latest exchange rates and delivery information. The results are sorted in order of who is offering the most Ukrainian Hryvnia after all fees and delivery charges have been added which means the best deals are always at the top of the table. Choose the supplier you want to order with and follow the link to their website where you can place your order with them directly.
It is impossible for us to predict the best time to buy Ukrainian Hryvnia. We provide some historical exchange rate data in the chart above so you can see the overall trend, but beyond that we cannot offer any advice on when to buy. Our advice is to not worry too much about trying to perfectly time the market. Unless you are buying tens or hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of currency, the daily changes in exchange rates do not make a huge difference to the amount of currency you'll receive.
Yes, some currency suppliers do allow you to collect Ukrainian Hryvnia from them in person. We have a dedicated Click & Collect page where you can find the nearest supplier in your area. If you plan on collecting in person, we recommend ordering or reserving your Ukrainian Hryvnia online first on the supplier's website to guarantee the exchange rate. Some suppliers offer lower exchange rates if you walk in off the street, but you can usually order online in advance and collect your currency in store at the better online rate.
Most currency suppliers will dispatch your order on the same or next working day after they receive your payment, and all orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery which is a fully-insured and guaranteed Next Working Day service. However, just in case any unexpected delays crop up we recommend ordering no later than 3 working days before you are due to travel. If you've left it too late for home delivery, check out our Click & Collect page to find a local Ukrainian Hryvnia supplier near you. We cover most UK airports, so in the worst case scenario you can reserve your currency online (at the better online rate) and pick it up from the departure lounge before you fly.
No. All currency is sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery which is a fully-insured and guaranteed Next Working Day service. Somebody at your address will need to sign for the package but if nobody is home when the postman attempts to deliver, they'll leave a missed delivery card and you can either collect the package from your nearest sorting office or arrange for it to be re-delivered on a more convenient day.
Generally, no. This is ultimately at the discretion of the currency supplier, but most suppliers will only deliver to the home address of the person paying for the currency (i.e. the card or bank account holder's address). This is for security reasons because a signature is required when the currency is delivered, and signatures from work or other addresses can be unreliable and difficult to prove.
All currency is sent by Royal Mail Special Delivery which is a fully-insured and guaranteed Next Working Day service. This type of postage is more secure than standard post and is meant specifically for high-value and important items because tracking is enabled by default and a signature is required as proof of delivery. It is very rare for a Special Delivery package to go missing, but in the unlikely event that it does you will be completely reimbursed by Royal Mail for the full value of the currency and the cost of postage.
The payment method you choose is important because it affects whether or not you pay any extra fees during checkout, and also whether you are financially protected in the unlikely event that something goes wrong with the supplier. We have written a more detailed guide about choosing a payment method on our blog: A guide to payment methods.
Most, but not all, currency suppliers have a minimum and a maximum amount you can order from them, however we automatically factor these into our comparisons so if you tell us exactly how much you want to spend we'll only return suppliers that can fulfill your request. Most suppliers also have a minimum amount that you can order from them to qualify for free home delivery; if you order less than this amount you can still get your order delivered by you'll have to pay for postage. Again, we automatically factor these charges into our comparisons so you don't need to worry about any hidden costs during checkout.
All of the currency suppliers we compare use SSL encryption as standard on their ordering pages. This means that when you place an order, a secure connection is created between you and the supplier and your personal and payment details are transmitted using the same level of encryption as online banking.
The level of financial protection you receive is determined by the payment method you choose. For more information see our FAQ above: What payment method should I use?
All currency suppliers are required to complete a comprehensive onboarding questionnaire before we list them on the Compare Holiday Money website. This questionnaire provides us with information on the supplier's background, financial history, directors and technical capabilities, as well as document any legal and regulatory requirements the supplier may have. Our compliance team verify the answers by cross-referencing them with various online registers such as Companies House, the Supervised Business Register and the Financial Conduct Authority, and we then make a decision as to whether to list them. Once a supplier has been listed we run regular audits to check the ongoing status and accuracy of the information provided, and if any issues are flagged up we immediately suspend the listing until the supplier corrects the issue or provides us with clarification. Despite these stringent checks, we cannot guarantee the solvency of any suppliers who appear on the Compare Holiday Money website and we urge all customers to conduct their own research before transacting with a company.
It depends. You may need to provide some ID, typically a copy of your passport or driver's licence, depending on how much currency you are ordering. Most suppliers won't ask for ID if you're ordering less than £1,000 but most will if you're ordering £2,500 or more. If you're ordering £10,000 or more you may need to provide additional information on the source of the funds. The exact requirements vary from supplier to supplier, but they will make it clear what form(s) of ID and other documents they require before you place an order.
Yes, we have a section of our website dedicated to currency buybacks: Exchange Ukrainian Hryvnia for Pounds Sterling.
Yes, we can facilitate the transfer of currency into an overseas bank account; see our Money Transfers page for more information.
The Ukrainian Hryvnia is pegged to the US Dollar at a rate of 8 UAH = $1 USD. It is not particularly easy to find currency provider that will provide Ukrainian Hryvnia here in the UK, which means competition is weak and the best deals can be hard to come by. Generally speaking it is better to buy Hryvnias through an online currency supplier rather than at a bank or airport as they offer the most competitive rates.
There are many currency exchange kiosks and US Dollars, Euros and Sterling can be cashed there at some banks. You should only use official exchange offices. To change money you will need to present your passport when you place your order and you should make sure you are given a receipt. You must keep this receipt as you may need to produce it if you want to exchange money back on departure.
US Dollars are accepted in Ukraine for certain purchases such as air tickets if you wish to fly on to another destination, but the best option is to use a prepaid currency card as these are accepted all over the country and can be easier and more flexible than taking multiple currencies and can be converted back into Sterling on your return. ATM machines are common in all but the smallest of villages.
As always you should take precautions to keep your money safe. You should avoid getting lured into situations where you may take your wallet out in the street.
Before you travel to Ukraine you can get advice from the UK Government website
British citizens are may enter Ukraine without a visa for up to 90 days within a 180 day period. You may be asked to provide proof that you have sufficient funds to support you during your stay. Types of evidence that may be suitable are: cash, bank statements or other financial documents, credit cards, accommodation bookings, tourist vouchers, a letter from the person or company you’re visiting stating that they will cover your expenses or a return or onward travel booking. Further information can be found on the websites of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and State Border Service of Ukraine.
If you’re travelling without a visa, your passport should be valid for the entire duration of your stay.
Prepaid currency cards are designed specifically to be used overseas. They work the same way as a standard UK bank card, except their fees are lower when used in Ukraine and the exchange rates are much better than those offered by most high street banks.
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If you need Ukrainian Hryvnia in a hurry or don't want to wait in for home delivery, our Click & Collect service can search for Ukrainian Hryvnia suppliers near you. Reserve and buy online and collect in-store at a time that's convenient for you.
If you need to send Ukrainian Hryvnia overseas or receive funds from a bank account in Ukraine, you may be better off using the services of a specialist foreign exchange broker.
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