British Currency

Visiting United Kingdom and needs to know the name of the British money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $100 American dollars in British currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency in United Kingdom, currency symbol, notes and more.


British Currency Exchange Rate Today

United Kingdom Money

  • The local money used in United Kingdom 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, £5, £10, £20, £50, £100.

  • The Pound Coins: 1 Pound is made up of 100 Pennys. British Penny Coins go from 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, 50p, £1, £2, £5.

What is the best currency to use in United Kingdom? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to British money and use the local Pound as it is accepted everywhere in United Kingdom. US dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Japanese Yen 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 United Kingdom? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within United Kingdom (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 Pound to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's important to ask for the the today's currency exchange rate for US Dollar to British Pound before purchasing the Pound you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Pound Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Pound to Stirling Pound?

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to British Pound before buying the Pound you need for your up coming trip from British Pound to Pound Exchange Rate Today.