500 ZAR to DOP - Convert South African Rand to Dominican peso

Convert ZAR to DOP using our currency converter with real exchange rate today

1 ZAR = 3.063 DOP

1 DOP = 0.326 ZAR

(Mid-market exchange rate)

Last updated Apr 23, 2024 11:58 GMT

ZAR to DOP conversion chart

Below is the live and historical South African Rand to Dominican peso rate chart so you can see today's rate - and how the rates have changed over time.

1 ZAR = 3.063 DOP

500 South African Rand to Dominican peso stats | ZAR to DOP

Stat Last 7 days Last 30 days Last 90 days Last year Selected period on chart
High 3.121 3.207 3.207 3.207 3.207
Low 3.058 3.058 3.045 2.753 3.058
Average 3.093 3.133 3.118 3.036 3.133
Volatility 2.06% 4.87% 5.32% 16.49% 4.87%

What is the South African Rand worth against the Dominican peso today?

1 ZAR is worth 3.063 DOP today

How much is 500 ZAR worth in DOP?

At the current exchange rate of 3.063 , a sum of 500 South African Rand is worth 1,531.5 Dominican peso.

Which currency is stronger? ZAR or DOP?

The South African Rand is currently stronger than the Dominican peso given that 1 ZAR is equal to 3.063 DOP. Conversely, 1 DOP is worth 0.326 ZAR.

Overview of ZAR to DOP Performance and Trends

Today, to buy 500 South African Rand, you need 1,531.5 Dominican peso. On the same date last year, you needed 1,504 Dominican peso for 500 South African Rand. This change indicates that the South African Rand has become stronger against the Dominican peso by 2.19% over the past year.

The pair experienced high volatility of 16.49%.

High volatility means there is a higher risk of significant price changes. It is better to closely monitor the exchange rate in such situations.

ZAR to DOP Currency Performance and Volatility

Last 7 Days

  • Performance: R500 varied between RD$3.058 (weekly low) and RD$3.121 (weekly high), a variance of RD$0.063 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 2.06%.

Last 30 Days

  • Performance: R500 varied between RD$3.058 (30-day low) to RD$3.207 (30-day high), a variance of RD$0.149 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 4.87%.

Last 90 Days

  • Performance: R500 varied between RD$3.045 (90-day low) to RD$3.207 (90-day high), a variance of RD$0.162 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 5.32%.

Last Year

  • Performance: R500 ranged from RD$2.753 (yearly low) to RD$3.207 (yearly high), a variance of RD$0.454 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 16.49%.

ZAR to DOP Forecast and trending

Is the South African Rand going up or down against the Dominican peso?

Today's ZAR to DOP exchange rate (3.063) is smaller compared to yesterday's rate (3.086).

Currency information

ZAR - South African Rand

The currency code for South African Rand is ZAR.

The ZAR currency symbol is R.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Cent

ZAR rank by most traded currencies: 18

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0.50%

ZAR rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 65

The South African Rand is the currency of 4 countries:
South Africa, Eswatini, Lesotho, Namibia

More South African Rand (ZAR) information >

DOP - Dominican peso

The currency code for Dominican peso is DOP.

The DOP currency symbol is RD$.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Centavo

DOP rank by most traded currencies: Not in top 40 traded currencies

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0% (Low daily trade currency)

DOP rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 85

The Dominican peso is the currency of 1 countries:
Dominican Republic

Understanding ZAR to DOP Currency Exchange: Our Top Tips

Let's look at some practical information, ideas and tips to help you make sure you can get the most from your money when you convert South African Rand to Dominican peso, to send a payment, for a trip overseas, when shopping online or to hold a balance in Dominican peso.

How to convert ZAR to DOP?

You can convert South African Rand to Dominican peso either in a physical location or online. If you choose to exchange money at a currency exchange store, bank or at the airport, you'll be given your Dominican peso in cash. Or, you can choose to convert digitally, to send a payment overseas for example.

If you're exchanging money in a physical location you'll usually need to take the following steps:

  • Choose an exchange service that suits your needs
  • Head there with the money in South African Rand cash to exchange
  • Get a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Hand over your money and receive your Dominican peso in cash

Exchanging your money digitally is often easier. As an example, here's how to send a payment overseas:

  • Choose an international payment service that suits your needs and head to their desktop site, or download their app
  • Tap Send Payment
  • Enter the amount in South African Rand you want to send, or the amount in Dominican peso you want your recipient to get in the end
  • You'll be shown a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Choose your preferred payment method, and follow the prompts to pay
  • Your money will be deposited to your recipient's bank account directly, in Dominican peso

How to get the best ZAR to DOP exchange rate?

Because banks, currency exchange offices and international payment services all set their own exchange rates, you'll need to shop around a little to find the best ZAR to DOP exchange rate for your specific transaction.

Get to know the ZAR/DOP mid-market exchange rate using reputable currency conversion tools, so you'll be able to see how the market is trending. You can often set up rate alerts so the service you choose will send you a message when the ZAR/DOP mid-market exchange rate hits your preferred level. Once you see a rate you like, act fast to complete your transaction before markets move again.

Another smart option is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold a selection of major world currencies, often including South African Rand and Dominican peso. This can be helpful if you transact internationally often, live overseas, receive payments from abroad, invest in diverse markets or even if you simply love to shop online with international retailers. Because you can hold a balance in the currency or currencies of your choice, there's no need to convert from one currency to another unnecessarily - you can wait until exchange rates are favorable to avoid losing out.

How to buy South African Rand with Dominican peso?

You'll be able to exchange Dominican peso to South African Rand in the same way as you'd exchange South African Rand to Dominican peso. If you have Dominican peso in your pocket in cash, you can take them along to a currency exchange service and ask if they'll buy back in exchange for Dominican peso. Be aware that the exchange rate might not be great - so coming back from a trip with as little foreign cash as possible is a smart plan.

On the other hand, if you hold South African Rand in a bank or specialist provider account, you'll be able to take advantage of online currency exchange services which can often offer fast, efficient and good value conversion which uses a better rate than a bank would.

Where to exchange ZAR to DOP?

You can exchange currencies in person at a currency exchange store, bank or airport, or use an online service instead. It's helpful to know that in person currency exchange options can offer a pretty poor deal overall, as exchange rates commonly include a markup - an extra fee. If you're exchanging somewhere with little local competition - like at an airport or hotel, for example - the chances are that the rate you get will be even worse.

A good alternative is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold and exchange currencies digitally - and if you pick an account which also offers a linked debit card, you can make ATM withdrawals at home and abroad whenever you need cash. Digital specialist services can often offer a better exchange rate with lower overall costs compared to using your bank or exchanging cash in person - plus they're intuitive to use and let you manage your money with just your phone.

Frequently asked questions when converting South African Rand to Dominican peso (ZAR to DOP)

How much is the South African Rand to Dominican peso?

The South African Rand to Dominican peso exchange rate today is 3.063 . Use this guide to learn more about exchanging ZAR to DOP in the easiest and best value way for your specific needs.

How much is 500 South African Rand to the Dominican peso?

The ZAR to DOP rate today is 3.063 . That means that 500 South African Rand would be worth 1,531.5 Dominican peso.

How to exchange South African Rand to Dominican peso?

Exchange ZAR to DOP in person at a bank, currency exchange store or airport - or for a better exchange rate and to avoid standing in line in a physical store, use a digital service. Online currency exchange services are safe, intuitive and easy to use, to send payments internationally, or hold and exchange multiple currencies including ZAR to DOP.

How to send money to Dominican Republic?

If you want to send money from South Africa - or anywhere else in the world - to Dominican Republic, you'll be able to do so through your bank or an online specialist service like Wise. Specialist international money transfer services can often offer better exchange rates and lower overall costs for payments to Dominican Republic - plus, you'll be able to get everything arranged with just your laptop or phone.

What is the Mid-Market Rate?

The mid-market exchange rate is the rate that banks and currency exchange services get when they buy and sell currencies like Dominican peso and South African Rand on wholesale markets. It's an important benchmark you can use to measure whether the exchange rate you're offered by a bank or exchange service is fair.

Usually banks and exchange services add a percentage margin - known as a markup - to the exchange rate they get themselves. But this markup can vary a lot, and in some cases pushes up the cost of currency exchange significantly. Learning about the mid-market rate and monitoring it can mean you get a better deal when you exchange currencies.

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