British Currency

Going to Britain and needs to know the name of the British money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $1000 American dollars in British currency?

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


British Currency Exchange Rate Today

Britain Money

  • The official money used in Britain is Pound.

  • The currency symbol of the British money is $.

  • The British currency code is GBP.

  • The Pound Notes: The British currency notes are made up of $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100.

  • The Pound Coins: 1 Pound is made up of 100 Pennys. British Penny Coins go from 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1.

What is the best currency to use in Britain? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to British money and use the local Pound as it is accepted everywhere in Britain. American 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.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Britain? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Britain (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 Pound to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to check the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to British Pound before ordering the Pound you need for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Pound Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Pound to Stirling Pound?

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

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