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Bahrain - Bahraini Dinar - Currency Guide

 

Foreign exchange guide to Bahrain and the Bahraini Dinar (BHD)

     

USD/BHD 90-day view

USDBHD at 0.3771 is near its 90-DAY average, range 0.3767-0.3772.
🔔 USDBHD is at 90-DAY HIGHS.
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Recent USD to BHD 90-day trend
   

BHD News, Forecasts and Trends

The above interactive chart shows the USD to BHD exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.

US Dollar to Bahraini Dinar - Historical Rates

USD/BHDChangePeriod
0.3771
24 Nov 2020
0% ▼1 Week
0.3770
01 Nov 2020
no change30 Days
0.3769
02 Sep 2020
0% ▲90 Days
0.3770
02 Dec 2019
no change1 Year
0.3770
03 Dec 2015
no change5 Years
0.3765
04 Dec 2010
0.1% ▲10 Years

USD/BHD 10 year historic rates & change to 01-Dec-2020 : 0.3770

 

U$10,000 USD
=
3,771 BHD

Converted at USD/BHD interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

US Dollar to Bahraini Dinar - Quick Conversions

USD BHD
U$ 1 0.3771
U$ 5 1.8855
U$ 10 3.7710
U$ 20 7.5420
U$ 50 18.86
U$ 100 37.71
U$ 250 94.28
U$ 500 188.55
U$ 1,000 377.10
U$ 2,000 754.20
U$ 5,000 1,886
U$ 10,000 3,771
U$ 50,000 18,855
U$ 100,000 37,710
More amounts
USD BHD
U$ 2.6518 1
U$ 13.26 5
U$ 26.52 10
U$ 53.04 20
U$ 132.59 50
U$ 265.18 100
U$ 662.95 250
U$ 1,326 500
U$ 2,652 1,000
U$ 5,304 2,000
U$ 13,259 5,000
U$ 26,518 10,000
U$ 132,590 50,000
U$ 265,180 100,000
More amounts
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What currency should I use in Bahrain?

The domestic currency in Bahrain is the Bahraini Dinar.

What is the Bahraini Dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Bahraini Dinar is BHD.

Which countries use the Bahraini Dinar?

It is the domestic currency in    Bahrain.

Is the Bahraini Dinar a closed currency?

No, the Bahraini Dinar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

 

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Bahrain

The Bahraini Dinar (BHD) is the currency of Bahrain and is pegged to the US$ at 1US=0.376BD. Plastic is generally recommended when travelling whilst most ATMs dispense cash should you need it. Currency exchange counters are also common in the capital, Manama. Try to change all your Dinars back to your local currency before you leave (the airport is always a convenient place to do this) as currency conversion can vary drastically overseas, if they exchange it at all

 

Travel money for Bahrain

Save money and time by Ordering your Bahraini Dinar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the BHD 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 Bahraini Dinar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 

Send Money to Bahrain - Best Rates

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Bahrain you need to start with finding out the latest Bahraini Dinar exchange rate for foreign transfers also called International Money Transfers (IMTs), which can be very different to the wholesale rate and also to currency exchange rates.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.


Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Bahrain

When sending money to Bahrain 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 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Bahraini Dinar 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 BHD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Bahrain.

Use the above Send to Bahraini Dinar calculator to compare the exchange 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 Bahraini Dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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