Pound (£) = 100
pence. Notes in denominations of £50, 20, 10 and 5. Additional
notes issued by Scottish banks are legal tender in all parts of
the UK. Coins in denominations of £2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10,
5, 2 and 1 pence.
Money can be exchanged in exchange bureaux, banks and many hotels.
The exchange bureaux are generally open outside banking hours but
charge higher commission rates. Most currencies can be exchanged.
Cash can be obtained from ATMs available across the country.
Credit & debit cards in Scotland
MasterCard, Diners Club, Visa and American Express are accepted.
Check with your credit or debit card company for merchant acceptability
and other services.
Widely accepted but to avoid exchange rate charges, travellers are
advised to take travellers cheques in Pounds Sterling.
Exchange rate indicators
The following are included as a guide to the movements of Sterling
against the US Dollar:
Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00 hours (with some variations in closing
times). Some branches are open Saturday morning.
See the individual Money sections within the Jersey, Guernsey, Isle
of Man and Northern Ireland sections for more information on currency
of these regions.