Pound to South African rand exchange rate

Find the best GBP/ZAR exchange rate for 27 Feb 2021.

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= $ 21.0478

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TransferWise for large transfers
Within an hour
From £3.75

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TransferWise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies.
TorFX
24 hours
£0

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TorFX sends money overseas in 30+ currencies, with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
Universal Partners FX
24 hours
£0

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Universal Partners FX offers competitive exchange rates and same-day transfers in 100+ currencies.
PagoFX for large transfers
Within an hour
Varies

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PagoFX offers fast and cheap international money transfers from the UK and is backed by Santander.
Currencies Direct
Within an hour
£0

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CurrenciesDirect makes transferring money abroad simple with bank-beating exchange rates.
CurrencyTransfer
24 hours
£0

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CurrencyTransfer lets you shop around for the best exchange rate on its online marketplace.
Central FX
24 hours
£0

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CentralFX's dedicated team will guide you or your business from first call to final payment.
TransferWise
Within an hour
From £3.75

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TransferWise uses the mid-market rate and transparent fees to help you send money in 45+ currencies.
PagoFX
Within an hour
Varies

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PagoFX offers fast and cheap international money transfers from the UK and is backed by Santander.
XE Money Transfers
24 hours
£0
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XE has fast transfers with no fees and a range of foreign currency tools.
Azimo
Within minutes
From £0.99
SPECIAL OFFER ✓ First two transfers free for new customers.

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Azimo sends money directly to a bank account or over 280,000 cash pick-up points. It also has fast transfers to 50+ countries.
CurrencyFair
24 hours
€3
SPECIAL OFFER ✓ Zero fees on your first 10 transfers

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CurrencyFair has bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
Remitly
Within minutes
From £1.49
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Remitly has quick, affordable transfers around the world, with both express and economy options.
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From £1.99
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Best ways to send money to South Africa

Pound Sterling

The British pound sterling is the official currency of the United Kingdom and the fourth most traded currency in the world. Unlike the majority of European countries, the UK declined adopting the euro in 1999, and the pound continues to be an important currency benchmark for many nations.
Currency:Pound Sterling
Currency Symbol:£
Sub unit:penny
Sub unit symbol:p
Bank notes:£5, £10, £20, £50
Coins:1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 25p, 50p, £1, £2

South African Rand

The South African Rand, Zuid-Afrikaanse Rand (ZAR) in Dutch, is the legal tender in South Africa, but is also used in Swaziland, Lesotho and Namibia. The Rand was introduced in 1961 – the same year South Africa became a republic – to replace the South African Pound, in a move away from pounds, shillings and pence
Currency:South African Rand
Currency Symbol:R
Sub unit:cent
Sub unit symbol:c
Bank notes:R 10, R 20, R 50, R 100, R 200
Coins:10c, 20c, 50c, R 1, R 2, R 5

Past 10 days: GBP to ZAR

Feb 17 Feb 18 Feb 19 Feb 20 Feb 21 Feb 22 Feb 23 Feb 24 Feb 25 Feb 26
1 GBP = 20.2939 Inverse: 0.0493 20.3386 Inverse: 0.0492 20.5306 Inverse: 0.0487 20.5340 Inverse: 0.0487 20.5957 Inverse: 0.0486 20.6470 Inverse: 0.0484 20.5477 Inverse: 0.0487 20.5106 Inverse: 0.0488 21.0488 Inverse: 0.0475 21.0566 Inverse: 0.0475

Past 10 months: GBP to ZAR

Apr 2020 May 2020 Jun 2020 Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021
1 GBP = 23.3358 Inverse: 0.0429 21.6641 Inverse: 0.0462 21.2460 Inverse: 0.0471 21.4902 Inverse: 0.0465 22.1272 Inverse: 0.0452 21.8675 Inverse: 0.0457 21.1103 Inverse: 0.0474 20.3221 Inverse: 0.0492 19.7944 Inverse: 0.0505 20.8295 Inverse: 0.0480

Past 10 years: GBP to ZAR

Feb 2011 Feb 2012 Feb 2013 Feb 2014 Feb 2015 Feb 2016 Feb 2017 Feb 2018 Feb 2019 Feb 2020
1 GBP = 11.3102 Inverse: 0.0884 12.0051 Inverse: 0.0833 13.3990 Inverse: 0.0746 17.8889 Inverse: 0.0559 17.9333 Inverse: 0.0558 22.3114 Inverse: 0.0448 16.0438 Inverse: 0.0623 16.1593 Inverse: 0.0619 18.3470 Inverse: 0.0545 19.7275 Inverse: 0.0507

Today’s market rate for common transfer amounts GBP to ZAR

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