Brazilian Currency

Going to Brazil and needs to know the name of the Brazilian money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $1 US dollars in Brazilian currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money used in Brazil, currency symbol, notes and more.


Brazilian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Brazil Money

  • The official money used in Brazil is Real.

  • The currency symbol of the Brazilian money is R$.

  • The Brazilian currency code is BRL.

  • The Real Notes: The Brazilian currency notes are made up of R$2, R$5, R$10, R$20, R$50, R$100.

  • The Real Coins: 1 Real is made up of 100 Centavos. Brazilian Centavo Coins go from 5, 10, 25, 50 centavos, R$1.

What is the best currency to use in Brazil? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Brazilian money and use the local Real as it is accepted everywhere in Brazil. American dollars and other major currencies like British 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Brazil? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Brazil (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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Real to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s wise to check out the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Brazilian Real before buying the Real you need for your next trip from American Dollar to Real Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Real to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's important to ask for the the latest currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Brazilian Real before purchasing the Real you need for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Real Exchange Rate Today.