Get competitive Hungarian Forint exchange rates with Asda Travel Money. Benefit from our Price Promise and head to your nearest Asda Travel Money bureau.
Travelling to Hungary? With its grand buildings, caves, and lakes, it’s a fairytale experience. Make your trip to Hungary even more special with extra cash in your pocket.
Click & Collect your Hungarian Forint
Collecting currency should be simple. With Asda, you’ll lock in a competitive rate, order whatever you need, and pick it up from one of dozens of travel money bureaux around the UK.
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Click & Collect for free
- Convenient collection whilst shopping
Find out more about our award-winning Click & Collect service. Place your order and bring your HUF home with the weekly shop. Secure competitive Hungarian Forint exchange rates that work for you while you plan the rest of your itinerary.
Pound (GBP) to Forint (HUF) exchange rate Price Promise
Whether you’re visiting Budapest, Eger or Lake Balaton, secure more holiday cash with Asda Travel Money. If you manage to find a better rate within 5 miles of any Asda Travel Money bureau, we’ll beat it. We call this our Price Promise
Should I buy Hungarian Forint now or wait?
Why leave currency exchange to the last minute? Secure an excellent rate for British Pounds to Hungarian Forint today and there’s one less thing on your to-do list.
Buy Hungarian Forint before you go and you’ll avoid any hidden ATM fees or charges for using your British debit card abroad.
Plus, if you’re an Asda Rewards member, you’ll get an even better rate.
Which countries use the Hungarian Forint?
Hungarian Forint (HUF) is the official currency of Hungary.
When you order Hungarian Forint, you should be aware that you can’t use it in any other country. HUF is exclusive to Hungary.
Can I use Euros in Hungary?
Yes, many stores, eateries and other businesses will accept Euros but at a poor exchange rate. You may also receive change in HUF. Some smaller businesses, like bakeries, souvenir shops and grocers, may not accept Euros. It’s best to exchange GBP to HUF before you travel to get the best value and guarantee a smooth transaction.
Forint coins and banknotes
The Forint (HUF) is the national currency of Hungary, introduced in 1946. It’s issued by the Hungarian National Bank (Magyar Nezmeti Bank). Today, you’ll find coins representing:
- 5 Ft
- 10 Ft
- 20 Ft
- 50 Ft
- 100 Ft
- 200 Ft
Notes have similarly high denominations. They often show historical figures, including King Charles I and Stephen I, plus castles and fountains. They’re split as:
- 500 Ft
- 1,000 Ft
- 2,000 Ft
- 5,000 Ft
- 10,000 Ft
- 20,000 Ft
Three reasons to love Asda Travel Money:
If you find a better exchange rate within 5 miles of one of our travel money bureaux, we’ll beat it with our Price Promise.
2. We Buy Back Your Travel Money
Stop by our travel money bureau and we’ll buy back your unused travel money. Even if you didn’t buy your travel currency from us, we’ll exchange it back commission free.
3. Same Day Travel Money Service
Left it till the last minute? Don’t worry, simply swing by one of our travel money bureaux and take advantage of our same day travel money on popular currencies, subject to availability.
Common Hungarian Forint questions
How much is 1 GBP to 1 HUF?
Although exchange rates are always changing, you might be surprised just how much £1 tends to get you in Hungary. Over the last 180 days, 1 GBP has worked out at between 409-457 HUF*.
*Rates taken from Asda foreign exchange calculator. At time of publishing - November 2023.
What else do I need before I leave?
Let’s get the rest of your trip covered. Explore Travel Insurance with Asda for complete peace of mind, covering one trip or several through the year.
How much do things cost in the Hungary?
Essentials and luxuries in Hungary are much cheaper on average than they are in the UK. Even Budapest is significantly more affordable than London. That’s great news for your GBP to Hungarian Forint exchange rate, as the Pound is strong by comparison.
Wondering what you might spend abroad? Check out our average costs for Hungary:
 Sourced: visithungary.com. October 2023.
  Sourced: britannica.com. October 2023.
   Sourced: numbeo.com. October 2023.
The Asda Rewards price for Asda Travel Money will be preferential compared to the standard rate advertised at your chosen place of purchase (being either online via https://money.asda.com/travel/travel-money/ (Website) or in-store at an Asda Travel Money bureau) on the date of purchase. Asda Rewards prices are only available on the sell rates of currencies in stock on the date of your purchase. When purchasing online, you must enter a valid Asda Rewards number found in the Asda Rewards App or Website to obtain the Asda Rewards price rate. When purchasing in-store, you must show the Asda Rewards barcode found in the app. Asda Rewards pricing available for Asda Travel Money purchases only offers you a more preferential exchange rate, you will not receive or be entitled to any Asda Rewards on your purchase. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any time and without prior notice.
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