Get the best South African rand exchange rate

Compare the latest South African rand exchange rates from the UK's best currency providers

South African rand
We found 16 travel money suppliers offering £750 worth of South African rand for delivery and accepting payment by debit card
You receive R17,182.95 Exchange rate 22.9106 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Travel FX
You receive R17,182.80 Exchange rate 22.9104 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Currency Online Group
You receive R17,091.32 Exchange rate 22.8547 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
The Currency Club
You receive R17,089.67 Exchange rate 22.8525 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Sterling
You receive R17,056.65 Exchange rate 22.7422 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
eurochange
You receive R17,056.65 Exchange rate 22.7422 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
NM Money
You receive R17,055.60 Exchange rate 22.7408 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
Travelex
You receive R17,007.00 Exchange rate 22.676 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
ABTA Travel Money
You receive R16,988.25 Exchange rate 22.651 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
ACE-FX Delivery
You receive R16,949.48 Exchange rate 22.5993 Insured delivery Free Buy Now
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Best South African rand exchange rate

If you're travelling to South Africa, it's important to shop around and compare currency suppliers to maximise your chances of getting a good deal. We can help you to find the best South African rand exchange rate by comparing a wide range of UK travel money suppliers who have South African rand in stock and ready to order online now. Our comparisons automatically factor in all costs and commission, so all you need to do is tell us how much you want to spend and we'll show you the top suppliers who fit the bill.

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Some of the best travel money deals are only available when you buy online. By using a comparison site, you're more likely to see the full range of deals on offer and get the best rate.

Order online

Always place your order online, even if you plan to collect your currency in person. Most supermarkets and high street currency suppliers offer better exchange rates if you order online beforehand.

Combine orders

If you're travelling with others, consider placing one large currency order instead of buying individually. Many currency suppliers offer enhanced rates that improve as you order more.

South African rand rate trend

Over the past 30 days, the South African rand rate is up 0.03% from 22.9106 on 19 Jun to 22.9175 today. This means one pound will buy more South African rand today than it would have a month ago. Right now, £750 is worth approximately R17,188.13 which is R5.17 more than you'd have got on 19 Jun.

These are the average South African rand rates taken from our panel of UK travel money providers at the end of each day. You can explore this further on our British pound to South African rand currency chart.

South African rand banknotes and coins

One South African rand (R) can be subdivded into 100 cents (c).

There are five denominations of South African rand banknotes in circulation: R10, R20, R50, R100 and R200; and six coin denominations: 10c, 20c, 50c, R1, R2 and R5.

South African rand banknote denominations
DenominationSterling equivalent
R10£0.44
R20£0.87
R50£2.18
R100£4.36
R200£8.73
South African rand coin denominations
DenominationSterling equivalent
10c£0.004
20c£0.01
50c£0.02
R1£0.04
R2£0.09
R5£0.22