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How Do I Accept Foreign Currency?

This section explains how to set up the system so that you can accept foreign currency.


Set up a new tender called 'Foreign Currency' using the Tender option within the POS menu. See How Do I Set Up Tenders?


Enter the code of this new currency into the Foreign Ex Tender Type on the POS1 tab of System Settings.


Use the Currency Set Up and Currency Exchange Rates tasks to define the currencies to accept.


Reload. Now when you make a payment, select the 'Foreign Currency'. The system shows you the foreign currencies you can accept. Select the appropriate button then enter the amount you are receiving. The till converts this to you local currency.


To change the exchange rate to use, simply use Currency Exchange Rates. You need to reload in order to see the new exchange rates.

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