Currency

St Helena pound

Money

The unit of currency is the St Helena pound (£), which is fixed at parity with the British pound sterling. Sterling notes and coins are accepted on the island, as are Scottish notes (coins are not).

The Bank of St Helena exchanges British sterling, US dollars, euros and South African rand banknotes. They also cash travellers’ cheques and provide cash advances on major debit and credit cards. There are currently no ATM cash machines on the island.