CUP to ZAR

Convert Cuban Peso to South African Rand

1 CUP = 0.7102 ZAR

Rule of thumb

When you are abroad and you just want to get a quick estimate, use this rule of thumb:

Deduct 30% from the amount in Cuban Peso (CUP) to get it in South African Rand (ZAR)

How to convert Cuban Peso to South African Rand

Converting currencies can be done through various channels. Currency exchange services at banks or online platforms offer a straightforward solution—simply input the amount and desired currency. Online converters and ATMs also provide convenient options, while credit cards automatically handle conversions during international transactions.

How much does it cost to convert CUP to ZAR

The cost of converting CUP to ZAR depends on the method chosen. Exchange services may charge fees or offer slightly different rates. Online platforms and ATMs may have transaction fees, and credit cards might include foreign transaction fees. It’s essential to compare options and consider associated costs before deciding on a conversion method.

Cuban Peso to South African Rands conversion rates

1 CUP0.71 ZAR
5 CUP3.55 ZAR
10 CUP7.10 ZAR
20 CUP14.20 ZAR
50 CUP35.51 ZAR
100 CUP71.02 ZAR
250 CUP177.55 ZAR
500 CUP355.10 ZAR
1000 CUP710.20 ZAR
2000 CUP1,420.40 ZAR
5000 CUP3,551.00 ZAR
10000 CUP7,102.00 ZAR
1 ZAR1.41 CUP
5 ZAR7.04 CUP
10 ZAR14.08 CUP
20 ZAR28.16 CUP
50 ZAR70.40 CUP
100 ZAR140.81 CUP
250 ZAR352.01 CUP
500 ZAR704.03 CUP
1000 ZAR1,408.05 CUP
2000 ZAR2,816.11 CUP
5000 ZAR7,040.27 CUP
10000 ZAR14,080.55 CUP

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How to transfer money? And how long does it take?

Peer-to-peer payment apps like Venmo or PayPal offer quick transactions. Wire transfers through banks are an option but can take a few days. Cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, provide a decentralized alternative for transferring funds globally, offering speed and some degree of anonymity.

Look out for exchange scams

Look out forDescription
Unofficial Currency ExchangesStreet individuals and kioks may offer attractive rates and/or give counterfeit currency. Use established offices for safety.
Dynamic Currency ConversionSome ATMs offer less favorable exchange rates. Opt for local currency to avoid extra fees during transactions.
Overcharging at Exchange OfficesTourist-heavy areas may charge higher fees. Compare rates and be aware of additional fees before transactions.
Fake Banknote SwitchBe cautious during exchanges to prevent scammers from switching real currency with counterfeits. Count money carefully.
Inflated CommissionsExchange offices may have hidden fees. Inquire about the total cost, including commissions, before exchanging money.
Always know exactly how the coins and notes from the currency look like. Know or ask about exchange rate and fees beforehand and count your money carefully afterwards. Look at the chart, when was the last price update? Use your calculator to verify.

Currency Information

The CUP, also known as the Cuban Peso, is the official currency of Cuba. It is used as legal tender exclusively within the country.

The ZAR, also known as the South African Rand, is the currency of South Africa. It is accepted as legal tender in this country only.

Cost of Living Comparison

When it comes to daily expenses, the cost of groceries and dining out plays a significant role. Here we look at the average weekly cost for basic groceries and dining out at a mid-range restaurant dinner for two people.

LocationWeekly GroceriesDining Out for Two
Cuba€90€30
South Africa€50€30
All numbers in Euros for easy comparison.

Keep in mind that these figures are approximations, and actual costs can vary based on specific locations and individual choices.