Saudi Arabia is a fascinating land of vast deserts, green plains, blue seas and majestic mountains and the birthplace and spiritual home of Islam. For Muslim travellers the pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina represents the most sacred destination you can imagine.
Visitors to Saudi Arabia can experience extraordinary archaeological sites and modern cities, tranquil deserts and world-class diving on the Red Sea coast.
When entering Saudi Arabia with local or foreign currency, any amount exceeding SAR 60,000 (or equivalent) must be declared.
If you want to get your SAR sorted before your holiday, you can order your FX at any of our stores or order it online whenever you want and just pick up instore at your convenience. If you are bringing SAR into Australia, our Travel Money Experts can also help you out with exchanging those into AUD – just visit any of our 120+ stores in Australia for today’s sell rate.
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How do I get my SAR?
Use our conversion rate calculator or click on the button below to order your currency online in a few easy steps.
Find your nearest store and place your order with a Travel Money Expert.
Click on "Contact Us" to send us an email, or call us on 1300 426 997.
Did you know? SAR Currency Facts
- When Saudi Arabia was established in 1932, the Saudi Riyal was introduced.
- In 1963, the currency was decimalized and a new subunit called the halala was introduced, dividing the riyal into 100 equal parts.
- Some Saudi coins still bear denominations in qrish, but it is no longer commonly used.
- The 5th series of banknotes bears the face or King Abdullah and was issued in 2007.
Why exchange with Travel Money Oz
- We make your AUD to SAR exchange simple
- Exchange at your convenience - we are open late and on weekends
- Or order your SAR exchange online 24-7 and collect instore
- We don't charge fees and commission on cash or EFTPOS foreign currency transactions online or instore
- We offer a Best Rate Guarantee+
Need to exchange SAR to AUD?
Have some Saudi Arabia Riyals left over from your trip and aren't sure what to do with them?
We can help you with that too! Just visit us in store for our best rates and we'll gladly put Aussie dollars back in your pocket!