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Where can I use Saudi Riyal?

How much spending money will I need for Saudi Arabia?

Here’s how much you can expect to pay for things in Saudi Arabia:

  • Three-course meal for 2 in a mid-range restaurant: 100 Saudi Riyal (£4.40)
  • Domestic non-alcoholic beer: 5 Saudi Riyal (£1.10)
  • Bottle of water: 0.85 Saudi Riyal (£0.19)
  • One-way ticket on local transport: 3 Saudi Riyal (£0.66)
  • Taxi/km: 5 Saudi Riyal (£1.10)

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What denominations does the Saudi Riyal come in?

The Saudi Riyal comes in the following denominations:


1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 riyals


5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 halalas

Saudi Riyal FAQs

Leftover Saudi Riyal?

No problem. We’ll buy back any Saudi Riyals you have leftover at excellent rates, leaving you with more cash in your pocket (and a tidier desk drawer).

We will buy back up to GBP300 worth of currency per order, as per our  terms and conditions.

To request a buy back, email [email protected] with your order number.

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