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US Dollar to South African Rand Converter Calculator

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This USD to ZAR converter is up to date with rates from 03/30/2017 19:04:15 i
These conversions are made using the Interbank rate. It should be used as a reference only.
Today 1 US Dollar is worth 12.94010 ZAR while 1 South African Rand is worth 0.07728 USD. US Dollar / South African Rand ratio is the value of the US Dollar in South African Rand. USD/ZAR thus refers to the exchange rate of the US Dollar in South African Rand, ie the value of the American currency expressed in currency. The notation used is USD / ZAR, but there are others, such as USDZAR or USD-ZAR. The symbol for USD can be written $.The symbol for ZAR can be written R. Note also that the United States country code is USA or US. The South Africa country code is ZAF or ZA
Instructions: Enter the amount of US Dollar to be converted in the box to the left. Choose the home currency by clicking on the currency name in the box to the right. To change from US Dollar (foreign) to another currency, just click on the currency name in the box to the left.
If you are interested in making a pocket-size exchange rate table that can fit in your wallet, choose the printable version of your cheat sheet or Traveller's Pocket Guide by clicking the printer image bellow.
Printable Version of your currency Cheat Sheet! Print This US Dollar (USD) to South African Rand (ZAR) Cheat Sheet Table
USD ($)ZAR (R)
0.101.29
0.202.59
0.506.47
1.0012.94
2.0025.88
5.0064.70
10.00129.40
USD ($)ZAR (R)
20.00258.80
50.00647.01
100.001294.01
200.002588.02
500.006470.05
1000.0012940.10
10000.00129401.04
  
ZAR (R)USD ($)
10.000.77
20.001.55
50.003.86
100.007.73
200.0015.46
500.0038.64
1000.0077.28
ZAR (R)USD ($)
2000.00154.56
5000.00386.40
10000.00772.79
20000.001545.58
50000.003863.96
100000.007727.91
1000000.0077279.13

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Consumers may use these rates as a reference only. To obtain actual retail rates, contact your local financial institution or currency exchange.

Retail spreads (the difference between the bid and ask prices) for smaller amounts are not reflected in these interbank prices since they vary among payment systems, countries and banks.

For these retail rates use this formula:

Value you will pay = value you get in this converter + X% (due to the margin for the cost of the exchange services).
The value X% varies from 1 to 10% or even more and depends on many factors. Examples:
1 - ATMs typically add 2 percent;
2 - Credit cards typically add 2 to 3 percent;
3 - Banks and foreign exchange kiosks add around 5%;
4 - Some Internet based foreign currency exchange agencies add 11 percent or even more.

How and where to exchange currency?

When it comes to exchange rates, you should know all your options. The practice can vary from country to country. In one country, you may have to change your money at the airport, and in other countries you may need to buy your foreign currency in advance. All options have its pros and cons. Perhaps the easiest way is to visit your bank – almost all banks can convert your home currency to dollars, Euros, Pounds and other major currencies. Anything outside these most popular currencies, you should visit a larger CBD branch for this. You could also use services like American Express or Travelex.

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About South African Rand (ZAR)

The ZAR - South African Rand - is the official currency of the South Africa in Africa. There are 100 cents in each 1 Rand ( its sub-unit ). The symbol for ZAR is R. The rand was introduced in 1961 and takes its name from the Witwatersrand, the ridge upon which Johannesburg is built and where most of South Africa's gold deposits were found. The Rand circulates freely in Namibia, Swaziland and Lesotho.

About US Dollar (USD)

The USD - US Dollar - is the standard monetary unit of the United States of America in North America. There are 100 cents in each 1 Dollar ( its sub-unit ). The symbol for USD is $, US$. The U.S. dollar is the currency most used in international transactions. Several countries use the U.S. dollar as their official currency, and many others allow it to be used in a de facto capacity. It's known locally as a buck or greenback.

Countries that use the US Dollar (USD) as their official currency

The US Dollar (USD) is used as the main currency in the following countries: Bonaire, British Indian Ocean Territory, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, Marshall Islands, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States

Countries that use the South African Rand (ZAR) as their official currency

The South African Rand (ZAR) is used as the main currency in the following countries: South Africa

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