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    USD to ZAR 250 Exchange Rates

    Compare & Save on US dollar to South African rand FX rates - Check USD/ZAR Trends and Forecasts.

     
     
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    16.07We compare provider deals to this wholesale mid-market rate. Read more
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    USD to ZAR at 16.07 has risen 6.3% above its 90-day average, range 14.14-16.30.
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    USD/ZAR wasChangePeriod
    15.73
    19 Nov 2021
    2.2% 2 Weeks
    14.31
    04 Sep 2021
    12.3% 90 Days
    15.19
    03 Dec 2020
    5.8% 1 Year
    13.93
    04 Dec 2016
    15.4% 5 Years
    8.0441
    06 Dec 2011
    99.8% 10 Years
    10.93
    08 Dec 2001
    47% 20 Years
    USD/ZAR change over periods to 03-Dec-2021

    In late November 2021 the South African rand sunk to 1 year lows above 16 against the US dollar. This was on news of a new variant of the coronavirus called B.1.1.529 being identified in South Africa.

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    USD 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 USD to ZAR Exchange Rate (shown above) or a transaction fee and often both!

     

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    How to get a good USD 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 US dollar 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 USD/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.