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Why buy South African Rands from us?
Click & Collect: Secure our best rate online & pay on collection
Pre-order South African rand for local collection with our Click & Collect service and secure our very best GBP to ZAR exchange rate. We’ll notify you by email when your Click & Collect order is ready. Then simply complete the exchange in-store. Our exchange rate guarantee means your order will be held in-store at your pre-secured rate for two business days after the date of this notification.
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Home Delivery: Free delivery on all orders over £800
We can deliver South African Rands directly to your home address. For orders of £800 or over, delivery is free, or for orders under £799.99 there is a small delivery charge of £6.95.
In-store: Order South African Rand over the counter
We have an extensive UK network of stores and agents, ready to help you with your currency exchange needs. We’re happy to take currency orders over the counter.Find a store near you
Click & Sell: Sell foreign currency back to us
Leftover currency? Sell your South African rand banknotes back to us. Simply secure your ZAR to GBP rate online with our Click & Sell service, and then complete the exchange in-store.Click & Sell South African Rand
South African currency information
|Currency Name:||South African Rand|
|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.
Typical prices in South Africa
|3 course meal for two (mid-range restaurant)||600.00 R|
|Pint of domestic beer||35.00 R|
|McDonalds combo meal||75.00 R|
Average prices, Data source: Numbeo Cost of Living in South Africa, Date: January 2023
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We offer great exchange rates on a wide range of 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.