CAD to SAR - Convert Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal

Convert CAD to SAR using our currency converter with real exchange rate today

1 CAD = 2.714 SAR

1 SAR = 0.368 CAD

(Mid-market exchange rate)

Last updated Jul 25, 2024 19:28 GMT

CAD to SAR conversion chart

Below is the live and historical Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal rate chart so you can see today's rate - and how the rates have changed over time.

1 CAD = 2.714 SAR


1,000 Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal stats | CAD to SAR

Stat Last 7 days Last 30 days Last 90 days Last year Selected period on chart
High 2.744 2.758 2.757 2.848 2.758
Low 2.711 2.711 2.712 2.704 2.711
Average 2.727 2.741 2.741 2.763 2.741
Volatility 1.22% 1.73% 1.66% 5.33% 1.73%

What is the Canadian Dollar worth against the Saudi Riyal today?

1 CAD is worth 2.714 SAR today

How much is 1,000 CAD worth in SAR?

At the current exchange rate of 2.714 , a sum of 1,000 Canadian Dollar is worth 2,714 Saudi Riyal.

Which currency is stronger? CAD or SAR?

The Canadian Dollar is currently stronger than the Saudi Riyal given that 1 CAD is equal to 2.714 SAR. Conversely, 1 SAR is worth 0.368 CAD.

Overview of CAD to SAR Performance and Trends

Today, to buy 1,000 Canadian Dollar, you need 2,714 Saudi Riyal. On the same date last year, you needed 2,846 Saudi Riyal for 1,000 Canadian Dollar. This change indicates that the Canadian Dollar has lost value against the Saudi Riyal by 4.71% over the past year.

The pair experienced moderate volatility of 5.33%.

Moderate volatility means there is a moderate risk of price changes. It represents a balance of potential gains and risks.

CAD to SAR Currency Performance and Volatility

Last 7 Days

  • Performance: $1,000 varied between ﷼2.711 (weekly low) and ﷼2.744 (weekly high), a variance of ﷼0.033 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 1.22%.

Last 30 Days

  • Performance: $1,000 varied between ﷼2.711 (30-day low) to ﷼2.758 (30-day high), a variance of ﷼0.047 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 1.73%.

Last 90 Days

  • Performance: $1,000 varied between ﷼2.712 (90-day low) to ﷼2.757 (90-day high), a variance of ﷼0.045 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 1.66%.

Last Year

  • Performance: $1,000 ranged from ﷼2.704 (yearly low) to ﷼2.848 (yearly high), a variance of ﷼0.144 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 5.33%.

CAD to SAR Forecast and trending

Is the Canadian Dollar going up or down against the Saudi Riyal?

Today's CAD to SAR exchange rate (2.714) is smaller compared to yesterday's rate (2.716).

Currency information

CAD - Canadian Dollar

The currency code for Canadian Dollar is CAD.

The CAD currency symbol is $.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Cent

CAD rank by most traded currencies: 7

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 3.10%

CAD rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 13

The Canadian Dollar is the currency of 2 countries:
Canada, Saint Pierre and Miquelon

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SAR - Saudi Riyal

The currency code for Saudi Riyal is SAR.

The SAR currency symbol is ﷼.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Halala

SAR rank by most traded currencies: 30

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0.10%

SAR rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 35

The Saudi Riyal is the currency of 1 countries:
Saudi Arabia

Understanding CAD to SAR 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 Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal, to send a payment, for a trip overseas, when shopping online or to hold a balance in Saudi Riyal.

How to convert CAD to SAR?

You can convert Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal 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 Saudi Riyal 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 Canadian Dollar 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 Saudi Riyal 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 Canadian Dollar you want to send, or the amount in Saudi Riyal 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 Saudi Riyal

How to get the best CAD to SAR 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 CAD to SAR exchange rate for your specific transaction.

Get to know the CAD/SAR 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 CAD/SAR 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 Canadian Dollar and Saudi Riyal. 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 Canadian Dollar with Saudi Riyal?

You'll be able to exchange Saudi Riyal to Canadian Dollar in the same way as you'd exchange Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal. If you have Saudi Riyal 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 Saudi Riyal. 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 Canadian Dollar 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 CAD to SAR?

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 Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal (CAD to SAR)

How much is the Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal?

The Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal exchange rate today is 2.714 . Use this guide to learn more about exchanging CAD to SAR in the easiest and best value way for your specific needs.

How much is 1,000 Canadian Dollar to the Saudi Riyal?

The CAD to SAR rate today is 2.714 . That means that 1,000 Canadian Dollar would be worth 2,714 Saudi Riyal.

How to exchange Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal?

Exchange CAD to SAR 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 CAD to SAR.

How to send money to Saudi Arabia?

If you want to send money from Canada - or anywhere else in the world - to Saudi Arabia, 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 Saudi Arabia - 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 Saudi Riyal and Canadian Dollar 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.

Get the live Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal exchange rate with our handy tools, to help you compare your options.

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