Exchange currency
Exchange your banknotes or traveller cheques for rand. You can also take advantage of our convenient MoneylWallet, which is a prepaid MasterCard that you can use to make payments and withdraw cash at any ATM in South Africa.

What you need to provide us when exchanging currency

You will need to present your passport as a form of identification to exchange travellers cheques or banknotes, or to get your MoneyWallet.

Exchanging banknotes

We accept notes in the following currencies:

  • Euro (EUR)
  • British pound sterling (GBP)
  • United States dollar (USD)
  • Australian dollar (AUD)
  • Botswana pula (BWP)
  • Canadian dollar (CAD)
  • Danish kroner (DKK)
  • Hong Kong dollar (HKD)
  • Israeli shekel (ILS)
  • Japanese yen (JPY)
  • Lesotho Loti (LSL)
  • Mauritian rupee (MUR)
  • Mozambique metical (MZM)
  • Namibian dollar (NAD)
  • New Zealand dollar (NZD)
  • Norwegian kroner (NOK)
  • Saudi riyals (SAR)
  • Singapore dollar (SGD)
  • Swaziland lilangeni (SZL)
  • Swedish kroner (SEK)
  • Swiss franc (CHF)
  • Thai Baht (THB)
  • United Arab Emirate dirham (AED)

Exchanging travellers cheques

We are an agent for American Express Travellers Cheques and also accept other travellers cheques, such those of Thomas Cook and Visa.

The MoneyWallet

When travelling you may be concerned about your money being lost or stolen and therefore being stranded in a foreign country. We understand this and have come up with a solution. Instead of carrying a lot of cash, why not load most of the money you receive from exchanging foreign currency onto a MoneyWallet card?

MoneyWallet is a prepaid MasterCard card loaded in rand (ZAR) that can only be used at an ATM or as a payment card in South Africa and is a safe alternative to carrying cash. Click here to find out more about MoneyWallet

 

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