Today, 71.00 (seventy one) Australian Dollars are worth 17,489.92 Sri Lanka Rupees, ie, $71.00 = Rs17,489.92. That's because the current exchange rate, to LKR, is 246.34. So, to make Australian Dollar to Sri Lanka Rupee conversion, you just need to multiply the amount in AUD by 246.34.
Learn how to get the best Australian exchange rate before exchanging your money
The Australian Dollar is the official Australian currency. AUD/LKR represents the value of Australian money in Sri Lankan money and it is called the 'exchange rate' or 'forex rate'. This exchange rate from Australian Dollar to Sri Lanka Rupee is today at 246.337.
As an example, suppose you are from Colombo Sri Lanka and you travel to Sydney Australia. There, you need to get 1000 Australian Dollars ($) at a Sydney bank to pay your hotel. In this case you would pay 246.337 * 1000 = 246337 Sri Lanka Rupees (Rs). But, in practice, you will pay more (or perhaps much more) to get the same amount of your foreign currency due to the margin for the money conversion services costs like: commissions, credit card surcharges, ATM fees and other expenses. If, for example, you are using a credit card, this margin will typically be around 2 to 3 percent. We recommend that you choose the best place to make your money exchange because there can be a large difference between forex rates you will get.
In the example above for a 1000 Australian Dollars amount, the result of the money conversion is 251263.74 LKR for a 2% margin or 253727.11 LKR for a 3% margin.
Some Internet based foreign currency exchange agencies add 10 percent or even more. So, if you make the same calculations above, there will be a difference of about 24633.7 LKR depending on which forex bank or agency you choose to exchange your money. So, that's why we advise you to seek the best place to get the best fx rates for your upcoming money transfer/exchange. The only way to know what is the best exchange rate is to know what the current rate is. You can easily accomplish this by using periodically our currency converter above to get an idea of what forex rate to expect.
Note: If you use our currency converter, you only need to choose the amount of margin in its drop-down list and have an estimate of how much you will pay to get the desired amount.
By the way: there are some notations for this currency pair like AUD-LKR or AUDLKR among others. The currency symbol for Australian Dollar is ($) while the currency symbol for Sri Lanka Rupee is (Rs). Note also that the Australia country code is AUS or AU. The Sri Lanka country code is LKA or LK
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