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British Pound

United Kingdom - British Pound (GBP)
Rate: 1.4049

Our exchange rates are locked in every weekday at our branches around 8 am EST. The rate shown when you make the online reservation is the exchange rate of that day, so it is good for that day only. The exchange rate you pay will be that of the day when you actually pick up and pay for the currency. The indication rate gives you a good reference point as currency exchange rates typically move less than 3% day to day.

0.7117 GBP = $1 USD
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Symbol: £ 
Countries: United Kingdom, England, Great Britain
The British Pound is the currency of the United Kingdom. Our records show the British Pound is the second most traded currency with us. The banknotes are printed on a polymer (plastic) material. The Bank of England (BoE) is responsible for issuing the British banknotes. The British pound, also known as the pound sterling, is the oldest continuously existing currency and is one of the highest traded currencies in the foreign exchange market. It has continued to survive as a currency, even as the rest of Europe adopted the euro. The Bank of England has been managing the British pound for over 300 years with a primary goal of maintaining monetary and financial stability to ensure a healthy, well-functioning economy.

Did You Know?
These items cost the USD equivalent in the city of London, United Kingdom*:
  • 10 Mile Cab Ride: $35.48 USD
  • Budget Dinner for 2: $49.28 USD
  • Pint of Beer: $7.39USD
  • Tip Percentage: 10%

  • *Figures are based on 2023 data. Information is subject to change as exchange rates and cost of goods fluctuate.