Buy South African rand here
How much would you like?= ZAR=1 AUD
What to spend your rand on
Soft drink in a restaurant
Return trip on a cable car to the top of Table Mountain
Postcard and stamp
Three-course meal for two in Johannesburg
Full-day safari tour at Kruger National Park
Must-sees in South Africa
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How the rand adds up
The rand (ZAR) arrived in 1961, the same year that South Africa became an official Republic. There are 100 cents to every rand, but one and two cent coins have fallen out of use due to inflation.
When it comes to tour guides, taxis and meals, it's customary to leave around 10% of your bill as a tip. Give this directly to your waiter/tour guide/taxi driver and if the service was really good, you can round it up to 15%.
Frequently used banknotes
The notes you'll use in South Africa are for the value of 10 (green), 20 (brown), 50 (red), 100 (blue) and 200 (orange) rand. Each note includes an image of Nelson Mandela as part of the design, as well as one of the many animals native to South Africa.
Buying South African rand online is easy
Order South African rands 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 South African rand’ 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!
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The idea of ordering money online was quite easy but I did not receive a notification when my cash was ready to collect and I had to follow up. The cash had bee delivered 2 days earlier than original planned which meant my post office was about to send it back. Thankfully they hadn't sent it back or else that could have caused major inconvenience when our trip is only a few days awayMishSimpson
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