Culture and traditions

Currency – Scotland

In the United Kingdom The official currency is the pound sterling, therefore in Scotland This currency is also used in which one pound equals 100 pence. The coins that circulate are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 pennies and of 1 pound. The symbol is £.

Bank of Scotland tickets

Tickets are worth £ 5, £ 10, £ 20 and £ 50. In Scotland there are still outstanding Scottish tickets of £ 1. You can reach the country with dollars or euros because they are easy to change in banks or exchange houses. There are no currency limits or amount, we recommend you change your traveler’s checks directly to pounds sterling, luckily they are accepted in all banking entities.

Royal Bank of Scotland

To change your money you can go to the banks, which are open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., many have ATMs at the entrance and operate 24 hours a day but you must make sure that your bank has access to them. If they need to change money and the banks are closed you can do it in travel agencies, in counters of department stores that change money or in hotels.

Finally you can use your Visa, MasterCard or American Express credit cards, all are accepted, if you have another type of card ask the clerk if they accept it. And keep in mind that some stores charge you the expenses to pay with this type of modality.

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