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Foreign Exchange Guide to Saint Helena

Latest market mid-rate: 1.0 =

Country Code:
SH
Domestic Currency:
Saint Helena pound
Symbol - Code:
£ SHP
Telephone Prefix:
+290

In this guide we review :

  1. Saint Helena pound info - general info about the Saint Helena pound
  2. Saint Helena pound in the markets - recent SHP moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Buying Saint Helena pound cash online - travel money for Saint Helena
  4. Sending money to Saint Helena - save on Saint Helena pound bank transfers to Saint Helena
  5. Saint Helena pound exchange rates - latest info & charts.

Saint Helena pound (SHP) general currency information

The three letter currency code for the Saint Helena pound is SHP and the symbol is £. It is the domestic currency in Saint Helena.


Saint Helena pound (SHP) in the markets

The chart below shows the SHP to USD exchange rate for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.

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SHP calculator

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Travel money for Saint Helena

Save money and time by Ordering your Saint Helena pound online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the SHP cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Saint Helena pound otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

Travel Money for Saint Helena

Compare £SHP Cash rates


Sending money to Saint Helena

When sending money to Saint Helena it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 3 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Saint Helena pound amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted SHP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Saint Helena.

Bank Transfers to Saint Helena

Compare £SHP Transfer Rates

By comparing the rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Saint Helena pound deposited into the recipient bank account in Saint Helena and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Saint Helena pound - exchange rates

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