Buy South African Rand (ZAR)

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  • Buy South African Rand online and collect at your nearest store, or delivery to your home address.
  • Get our best Pound to Rand exchange rate when you order online, with no commission.
  • Extensive network of 350+ local money exchange stores and agents across the UK.
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Great Pound to Rand exchange rate

If you’re buying South African Rand, order your travel money online before departing with No1 Currency and get our very best Pound to Rand exchange rate.

You can find our latest GBP to ZAR exchange rate here.

No commission on South African currency

To get more from your currency exchange we offer zero commission when you order South African Rand online.

How to buy South African Rand?

Buying South African money is easy, to convert pound to rands, select your currency and choose either click & collect or home delivery. Alternatively, you can buy in-store from one of our 350+ bureaus.


Buy Rand online and collect in store

It’s easy! With a few clicks you can secure our best South African Rand exchange rate and choose where you want to collect from our extensive network of No1 Currency exchange stores or agents across the UK.

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When to buy South African money?

To get the best exchange rate, it is a good idea to monitor the GBP to ZAR exchange rate before your trip. By buying your travel money in advance, you’ll know the exact ZAR exchange rate you are going to get. If you are using ATMs in Cape Town, Johannesburg or another South African city you may not get the same exchange rate.

Busy? We’ll bring your South African currency to you

We can deliver South African Rand directly to your home address. For orders of £750 or over, delivery is free, or for orders under £750 there is a small delivery charge of £5.95.

Sell Unused Currency

You can sell South African Rand back to us at the pre-order sell back rate secured when placing a Click & Sell order online.

You can find our latest ZAR to GBP exchange rate here.

South Africa currency information

Currency Name: South African Rand

Currency Code: ZAR

Currency Symbol: R

Banknotes: 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 Rands

Rand Coins: 1, 2 and 5 Rands

Cent coins: 10, 20 and 50 cents

The Rand has been the official currency of South Africa since 1961. Every Rand is made up of 100 cents. The Common Monetary Area (CMA) links South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland into a monetary union. This means the Rand is legal tender in these countries.

Looking for a different currency?

We offer great exchange rates on over 60 currencies including other African currencies such as the Kenyan Shilling and the Mauritian Rupee. Order online today for home delivery or collect from your local No1 Currency exchange store or agent.

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We make it easy for you to buy travel money today at a great exchange rate, giving you the option to collect in-store, or conveniently get your travel money securely delivered to your home address.

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