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    GBP to ZAR Exchange Rates

    Compare & Save on Pound Sterling to South African rand FX rates - Check GBP/ZAR Trends and Forecasts.


    Latest GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate

    1 GBP = 20.47 ZAR
    Sell GBP   →   Buy ZAR
    GBP to ZAR at 20.47 has risen 1.7% above its 90-day average, range 19.55-20.87.

    Recent Trend & Alerts

    GBP to ZAR wholesale We compare bank & FX provider rates to the wholesale mid-market rate. Read more rate

    GBP/ZAR Forecasts & News

    In April 2021 the South African rand is trading at a 15 month high against the US dollar.

    Deutsche Bank say the Pound Sterling is already feeling the impact of an emerging energy crisis. GBP Overview

    GBP/ZAR wasChangePeriod
    10 Sep 2021
    4.1% 2 Weeks
    26 Jun 2021
    4.2% 90 Days
    24 Sep 2020
    5.2% 1 Year
    25 Sep 2016
    14.8% 5 Years
    27 Sep 2011
    67.1% 10 Years
    29 Sep 2001
    54.6% 20 Years
    GBP/ZAR Historic rates & change to 24-Sep-2021

    GBP to ZAR - Compare & Save

    The below comparison table makes it easy to calculate the Total Cost you are being charged and the possible savings of using different FX providers.


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    Exchange rates available for foreign transfers and currency exchange always contain either a rate margin from the Latest GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate (shown above) or a transaction fee and often both!


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    How to get a good GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate

    There are two important ways to save on Foreign Exchange, the first is minimising unnecessary or excessive costs and fees, and the other is to transact when the exchange rate is in your favour.

    Reduce Excessive costs and fees

    All foreign exchange providers charge a fee for providing their service and this fee is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

    The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

    Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.


    Will the Pound Sterling rise against the South African rand?

    It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

    To help with this you can add GBP/ZAR to your BestExchangeRates My Rates Watchlist to track and benefit from currency movements.


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    Rather than requiring you to set a target rate, our FX Alerts work differently.

    Once you add a currency pair for tracking in your watchlist we can select to be notified daily for any UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts over a range of periods over the recent 90 days.