The Stirling Pound is the currency in UK.
Pound (£) = 100 pence
Notes are in £50, 20, 10 & 5.
Coins are in: £2 and £1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 & 1 pence.
British Money and British Banks
The Stirling Pound is the official currency of United Kingdom. 1 Pound = 100 Pence. Notes are in denominations of 50, 20, 10 and 5. Coins are in denominations of £2 and £1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pence. For an instant online currency exchange rate .
Stirling Pound Exchange Rate Indicators as of August 2007
|1 Pounds - ||2.50 Australian Dollar|
|1 Pounds - ||1.48 Euros|
|1 Pound - ||2.12 Canadian Dollars|
|1 Pound - ||226 Japanese Yen|
|1 Pound - ||2.41 Swiss Franc||1 Pound - ||1.98 US Dollars
Currency Exchange in UK
Foreign and traveller’s cheques can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and , railway stations, ports & major in United Kingdom at the official exchange rates.
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: American Express, Diners Club, and are widely accepted in United Kingdom, as well as Eurocheque cards. Check with your credit or debit card company for details of merchant acceptability in United Kingdom. ATMs are widely available.
Traveller Cheques: International traveller’s cheques are widely accepted. Travellers are advised to take traveller’s cheques in Euros and chould be changed at banks or exchange bureaux.
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