How much is $1 US in South Africa today?

Latest Currency Exchange Rates: 1 US Dollar = 18.2412 South African Rand. On this page convert USD to ZAR using live currency rates as of 06/11/2023 02:08.Check the currency rates against all the world currencies here. The currency converter below is easy to use and the currency rates are updated frequently. This is very much needed given the extreme volatility in global currencies lately.

United States Dollar to South African Rand conversion – Last updated 


18.239419 South African Rand

1 USD = 18.239419 ZAR
1 ZAR = 0.054826308 USD

USD to ZAR Chart

United States Dollar to South African Rand

1 USD = 18.239419 ZAR 
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If you’re planning a trip to South Africa in the near future, you may want to exchange some of your money into rand, the country’s official currency. The international symbol for the currency is ZAR.

When writing out how much rand you have, the notation will look a bit different from USD. A space is used instead of a comma and a comma is used instead of a decimal point. For example, one million USD is written out as $1,000,000.00, but one million ZAR is written as R1 000 000,00.

Also note that travelers carrying more than R25 000 are required to declare their ZAR when entering South Africa.

This post has everything you need to know about converting dollars to rand, including where to secure the best exchange rates and how to avoid paying high fees on your conversion.

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