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The Low Down on Russian Currency

Currency:

ruble

Currency code:

RUB

Central Bank:

Bank of Russia

Currency symbol:

₽ (or p.)

Currency sub unit:

kon. (or k.)

Bank notes:

50₽, 100₽, 200₽, 500₽, 1,000₽, 2,000₽, 5,000₽

Coins:

1₽, 2₽, 5₽, 10₽




The ruble fell on tough times recently with thanks to the 2014-2016 Russian financial crisis and the economic sanctions placed on the country due to recent territorial disputes.
However more recently, the ruble has proven a robust investment choice for emerging markets, due to the country’s high interest rates and struggling economies proving a worth competitor.



Banknotes are available in 5, 10, 50, 100, 500, 1,000 and 5,000 ₽, with coins available in 10 and 50 kon. 1, 2, 5 and 10 ₽.



What to spend your rubles on**:

  • *

    Vodka with your meal

    180 RUB *

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    Hermitage Museums in St. Petersburg

    600 RUB *

  • *

    Entrance to St. Basil’s Cathedral

    1000 RUB *

  • *

    Matryoshka doll (at martket)

    300-1000 RUB *

  • *

    Fancy 3-course dinner for 2
    in Moscow

    4500 RUB *

How many Russian ruble will I need?**

Please select your budget above.


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  • *for people for
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Must-sees in Russia

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  • Saint Petersburg
  • If it’s palatial architecture you’re after, Saint Petersburg is the place to be. From art and culture at the Hermitage Museum, to the 19th century Church of the Savior on Blood. The Winter Palace is a great example of the type of buildings former Russian Emperors called home.
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  • Moscow
  • Russia’s largest city and the official seat of government known as The Kremlin, photo opportunities abound, due to some of the city’s magnificent architecture, such as St. Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square and the Moscow Metro, which is a national monument in its own right.
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  • Siberia
  • The largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, Siberia’s Lake Baikal has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. With an abundance of unique flora and fauna, the region is popular for hiking and wildlife overserving.

Buying Rubles Online is Easy

Order Russian ruble online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store, at the airport before you fly or have it delivered at home

  • 1. Click the ‘Buy Rubles Now’ button below
  • And tell us how much you need for your trip.

  • 2. Choose how to get it
  • Get your currency home-delivered or choose to collect at more than 3,600 pick up locations.

  • 3. Pay online
  • Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!

Travelling to Russia in the Future?

Travelling to Russia in the Future?

Track Rates and get notified when the Russian ruble matches your ideal rate so you can decide if it’s a good time to buy!

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Prefer to Buy in Store?

Prefer to Buy in Store?

If buying online is not your thing, visit your nearest Travelex store around and one of our friendly sales consultants will help you organise your rubles for your trip to Russia.

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Russia Travel Guide

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Ordered foreign currency online and…

Ordered foreign currency online and picked up at airport on departure, good value and a lot easier than ordering thru the bank.

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The website had issues which was a…

The website had issues which was a little frustrating. It wouldn’t accept my passport as a form of id one day but did the next.

Rebecca Ivy Charlton

Efficient and convenient

It worked the way they said it would although the exchange rate was pretty ordinary

Vince

Easy

Easy to order currency on website. Lots of places to pickup currency from. Also lots of small currency denominations!

Shaun Butler

The experience was hassle free and very…

The experience was hassle free and very quick

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Great service and excellent rates

Great service and excellent rates

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On-line process easy to access & work…

On-line process easy to access & work through. Good security processes. Timely arrival of monies and friendly smooth collection at my choice of convenient branch location.

Tom A

Foreign currency

Easy to order online and pick up in store.

Nicole VK

so far so good

On the ordering and collection process, everything went like clockwork. Yet to travel with the card, so will comment on this on return.

David

Quick easy and efficient service

Quick easy and efficient service. Competitive rates

Noelene McManus

great service

great service, rates not so good.

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Happy with the service and good…

Happy with the service and good communication on the progress of the order. Friendly staff at the desk.

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Good rates and easy to use via BPay

Good rates and easy to use via BPay. Good communication

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Arrived on time at my local post office…

Arrived on time at my local post office easy as.

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Easy to order

Easy to order. Delivered on time

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*Rates are subject to change throughout the day. In-store rates vary compared to online.

**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.

^^Based on mid-market and Travelex Online AUD to FX exchange rates as of the date of the relevant social media post and/or email communication. Rates are subject to change throughout the day. Any rates and savings are quoted as a guide only.

Travelex Limited (ABN 36 004 179 953, AFSL Number 222444) arranges for and sells Online Foreign Currency via its Online Ordering Facility. You should consider the Online Foreign Currency Product Disclosure Statement and Terms and Conditions before deciding whether to acquire the product.