Buy Indian rupees
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Reserve Bank of India
₹10, ₹20, ₹50, ₹100, ₹200, ₹500, ₹2000
₹1, ₹2, ₹5, ₹10, ₹100
The rupee – from ancient to modern
The origins of the rupee go all the way back to the 6th century BC, making it one of the oldest currencies in the world. In fact, India was one of the first countries to use coins as legal tender.
For thousands of years the rupee was based around silver coins – the name even comes from the Sanskrit word ‘rupya’, which means ‘wrought silver’. Due to this, it hit some trouble in the 1800s when the value of silver declined across the world. Unlike other affected countries, India stuck to silver instead of changing to gold; after some years using a variety of currencies in quick succession, the rupee was made the official currency again in 1947.
What to spend your rupees on
Bottle of water
New Dehli metro one-day pass
Taxi - Mumbai airport to Central station
Entrance to the Taj Mahal
Train between New Delhi and Jaipur
Must-sees in India
Buying Indian rupees online is easy
Order Indian Rupees online, lock in the rate and collect at your local store or at the airport before you fly.
- 1. Click the ‘Buy Indian rupee’ button below
And tell us how much you need for your trip.
- 2. Choose where to get it
Get your currency from 33 Travelex stores.
- 3. Pay online
Simply pay using either your debit card (recommended) or credit card and you’re all set!
*Rates are subject to change throughout the day. In-store rates vary compared to online.
**The figures provided are indicative only and are there to provide an idea of the amount of travel money you may need during your trip.