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South Korean Won

South Korea - South Korean Won (KRW)
Rate: 0.0008134

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.

1229.4074 KRW = $1 USD
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Symbol: ₩ 
Country: South Korea
The South Korean won is the currency of South Korea. Our records show the South Korean won is the 15th most traded currency with us. The banknotes are printed on paper material. The Bank of Korea (BOK) is responsible for issuing the South Korean banknotes. Due to the sharp increase in banknote counterfeiting, the Bank of Korea adopted various complex anti-counterfeiting devices. Along with the new security features, the design was modernized with fresh colors and themes including science, art, and philosophy. The overall size of the banknotes was also reduced for increased convenience and to meet advanced country standards.

Did You Know?
These items cost the USD equivalent in the city of Seoul, South Korea*:
  • 10 Mile Cab Ride: $8.95 USD
  • Budget Dinner for 2: $14.92 USD
  • Pint of Beer: $3.73 USD
  • Tip Percentage: N/A¹

  • *Figures are based on 2023 data. Information is subject to change as exchange rates and cost of goods fluctuate.
    ¹Tipping is not customary and may be considered rude.