Batswana Currency

Travelling to Botswana and needs to know the name of the Batswana money unit or just need to know how much is $1000 American dollars in Batswana currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local money in Botswana, currency symbol, notes and more.


Batswana Currency Exchange Rate Today

Botswana Money

  • The official money used in Botswana is Pula.

  • The currency symbol of the Batswana money is P.

  • The Batswana currency code is BWP.

  • The Pula Notes: The Batswana currency notes are made up of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200 pula.

  • The Pula Coins: 1 Pula is made up of 100 Thebes. Batswana Thebe Coins go from 5, 10, 25, 50 thebe, 1, 2, 5 pula.

What is the best currency to use in Botswana? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Batswana money and use the local Pula as it is accepted everywhere in Botswana. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Can I use my credit cards in Botswana? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Botswana (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Pula to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most cases by the minute.

Therefore it's wise to check out the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Batswana Pula before purchasing the Pula you require for your next trip from American Dollar to Pula Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Pula to British Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the current money exchange rate for British Pound to Batswana Pula before buying the Pula you require for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Pula Exchange Rate Today.