In South Africa, it’s likely to be of very low value, because that country is (by and large) more affluent than most other African countries. In the poorest African countries, $100 would be much higher value.
Is US dollar accepted in South Africa?
What’s the currency in South Africa? South Africa’s currency is the South African rand. When traveling in South Africa, it’s smart to carry both ZAR and US dollars. While many shops and restaurants will accept credit cards, merchants at small, local markets may only accept cash — typically in ZAR.
Where can I change dollars to rands?
Major banks will exchange your Forex if you have a checking or savings account with them. In some instances, a bank will exchange the currency if you have a credit card with them. Few of these institutions charge a fee for this service.
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Bank of America.Citigroup.U.S. Bank.T.D. Bank.PNC.
What can you buy with 10 rand?
For ten rand you can just about get a beer in a restaurant or two beers in a supermarket. 500ml Coke or bottled water is around R4 in a supermarket. Fast food meal is around R18-R20 (less than $2US). Luxury Safari Lodge could cost you R10,000 (US$1,000)per night!