ZAR to RUB

Convert South African Rand to Russian Ruble

1 ZAR = 4.8527 RUB

Rule of thumb

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

Multiply the amount in South African Rand (ZAR) by 5 to get it in Russian Ruble (RUB)

How to convert South African Rand to Russian Ruble

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 ZAR to RUB

The cost of converting ZAR to RUB 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.

South African Rand to Russian Rubles conversion rates

1 ZAR4.85 RUB
5 ZAR24.26 RUB
10 ZAR48.53 RUB
20 ZAR97.05 RUB
50 ZAR242.64 RUB
100 ZAR485.27 RUB
250 ZAR1,213.18 RUB
500 ZAR2,426.35 RUB
1000 ZAR4,852.70 RUB
2000 ZAR9,705.40 RUB
5000 ZAR24,263.51 RUB
10000 ZAR48,527.01 RUB
1 RUB0.21 ZAR
5 RUB1.03 ZAR
10 RUB2.06 ZAR
20 RUB4.12 ZAR
50 RUB10.30 ZAR
100 RUB20.61 ZAR
250 RUB51.52 ZAR
500 RUB103.04 ZAR
1000 RUB206.07 ZAR
2000 RUB412.14 ZAR
5000 RUB1,030.35 ZAR
10000 RUB2,060.71 ZAR

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

RUB is the currency code for the Russian Ruble. It is the legal tender in Russia, the world’s largest country by land area. Apart from Russia, the Ruble is not widely accepted as legal tender in other countries.

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
South Africa€50€30
Russia€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.