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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**:

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    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?**

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  • *for people for
  • * nights


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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?

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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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online order and pickup were easy

online order and pickup were easy, great service.

Michelle Erbacher

Very user friendly

Very user friendly. Would recommend.

Wayne

Way to go Travelex

Had rang Travelex to ask how long it would take for currency to be sent to my local Travelex store if I ordered online, I was told best to allow 5 business days. I ordered on Tuesday and collected it today, Friday. Excellent service and a good online exchange rate too.

Saen Caer

It was a simple process that achieve…

It was a simple process that achieve its goal. I undertook a review of a range of foreign exchange rates over a number of days to determine who was best to provide my needs. Trvelex was the cheapest on every day and therefore were an easy choice.

Ross James Theedom

Everything went smoothly

No dramas, easy to order online and quick and simple to pick up

CHRIS

Very prompt service online and…

Very prompt service online and courteous staff member in store.

Aileen Stark

Fast and easy process online and in…

Fast and easy process online and in store. Staff member was very friendly and courteous.

leonnie gibson

Fantastic friendly and quick service

Fantastic friendly and quick service

Linda Growcott

Friendly helpful staff who managed sell…

Friendly helpful staff who managed sell us more currency than we originally intended! Better to be safe than sorry.

Michael

Very helpful thanks

Very helpful thanks

Julie Treacy

EXCELLENT ONLINE ORDER

So easy to order online and pick up at the Airport. My money was ready when I arrived. Very friendly helpful service. Great experience.

JANICE H

I always use Travelex when going…

I always use Travelex when going overseas a

Diane Lesley Mathie

easy and problem free transaction

Everything went perfectly with buying foreign cash for our trip. Picked it up easily and no problems.

Martine Chaytow

Easy to organise and prompt to pick up

Easy to organise and prompt to pick up

David Mark Wallace

Great online service

Great online service. Nominated currency was available to collect very quickly (faster than expected) and thw communication was good. The only reason for not having 5 stars was that all the notes were one, small denomination. Made for a LOT of cash to carry, and all in small denominations. Would have liked more a of a mixture provided of larger note values and small.

Anthony Rasmussen

*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.