UGX to BWP

Convert Ugandan Shilling to Botswana Pula

1 UGX = 0.0036 BWP

Rule of thumb

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

Divide the amount in Ugandan Shilling (UGX) by 1000 and quadruple it to get it in Botswana Pula (BWP)

How to convert Ugandan Shilling to Botswana Pula

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 UGX to BWP

The cost of converting UGX to BWP 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.

Ugandan Shilling to Botswana Pulas conversion rates

1 UGX0.00 BWP
5 UGX0.02 BWP
10 UGX0.04 BWP
20 UGX0.07 BWP
50 UGX0.18 BWP
100 UGX0.36 BWP
250 UGX0.89 BWP
500 UGX1.78 BWP
1000 UGX3.55 BWP
2000 UGX7.10 BWP
5000 UGX17.75 BWP
10000 UGX35.50 BWP
1 BWP281.68 UGX
5 BWP1,408.42 UGX
10 BWP2,816.84 UGX
20 BWP5,633.69 UGX
50 BWP14,084.22 UGX
100 BWP28,168.44 UGX
250 BWP70,421.10 UGX
500 BWP140,842.21 UGX
1000 BWP281,684.42 UGX
2000 BWP563,368.83 UGX
5000 BWP1,408,422.09 UGX
10000 BWP2,816,844.17 UGX

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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

UGX, also known as the Ugandan Shilling, is the official currency of Uganda. It is the legal tender accepted in Uganda, allowing residents and visitors to conduct transactions within the country.

BWP stands for Botswana Pula. It is the official currency of Botswana, a country located in Southern Africa. The BWP can only be used as legal tender within Botswana.

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
Uganda€50€20
Botswana€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.