Foreign exchange guide to Botswana and the Botswanan Pula (BWP)
The below interactive chart shows the USD to BWP exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.
|U$ 1||P 11.77|
|U$ 5||P 58.85|
|U$ 10||P 117.70|
|U$ 20||P 235.40|
|U$ 50||P 588.50|
|U$ 100||P 1,177|
|U$ 250||P 2,943|
|U$ 500||P 5,885|
|U$ 1,000||P 11,770|
|U$ 2,000||P 23,540|
|U$ 5,000||P 58,850|
|U$ 10,000||P 117,700|
|U$ 50,000||P 588,500|
|U$ 100,000||P 1,177,000|
The domestic currency in Botswana is the Botswanan Pula.
The three letter currency code for the Botswanan Pula is BWP — symbol is P.
It is the domestic currency in   Botswana.
No, the Botswanan Pula is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?
Save money and time by Ordering your Botswanan Pula online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the BWP 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 Botswanan Pula otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.
When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Botswana you need to start with finding out the latest Botswanan Pula foreign-transfer exchange rate.
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 here).
When sending money to Botswana 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 :
Use our Send to Botswanan Pula 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 Botswanan Pula deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!