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    Falkland Islands - Falkland Islands pound - Currency Guide

     

    Foreign exchange guide to the Falkland Islands and the Falkland Islands pound (FKP)

         

    USD/FKP Trend (90-day)

    USD to FKP at 0.7262 is near its 90-day average, range 0.7163-0.7448.
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    1-DAY-0.6%
    30-DAYLOW
     

    The below interactive chart displays the USD/FKP trend and UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts

     
    USD to FKP Currency Trend Chart
       

    US dollar to Falkland Islands pound - Historical Rates

    USD/FKP wasChangePeriod
    0.7339
    05 Oct 2021
    1.2% 2 Weeks
    0.7293
    21 Jul 2021
    0.6% 90 Days
    0.7723
    19 Oct 2020
    6.1% 1 Year
    0.8159
    20 Oct 2016
    11.1% 5 Years
    0.6278
    22 Oct 2011
    15.5% 10 Years
    0.7008
    24 Oct 2001
    3.5% 20 Years
    USD/FKP change over periods to 19-Oct-2021
     

    $10,000 USD
    =
    £7,267 FKP

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

    USD to FKP - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy FKP
    USD FKP
    $ 1 £ 0.7267
    $ 5 £ 3.6335
    $ 10 £ 7.2670
    $ 20 £ 14.53
    $ 50 £ 36.34
    $ 100 £ 72.67
    $ 250 £ 181.68
    $ 500 £ 363.35
    $ 1,000 £ 726.70
    $ 2,000 £ 1,453
    $ 5,000 £ 3,634
    $ 10,000 £ 7,267
    $ 20,000 £ 14,534
    $ 50,000 £ 36,335
    $ 100,000 £ 72,670
    USD FKP
    $ 1.3761 £ 1
    $ 6.8805 £ 5
    $ 13.76 £ 10
    $ 27.52 £ 20
    $ 68.81 £ 50
    $ 137.61 £ 100
    $ 344.03 £ 250
    $ 688.05 £ 500
    $ 1,376 £ 1,000
    $ 2,752 £ 2,000
    $ 6,881 £ 5,000
    $ 13,761 £ 10,000
    $ 27,522 £ 20,000
    $ 68,805 £ 50,000
    $ 137,610 £ 100,000

    More amounts

     

    Frequently Asked Questions

     

    What currency should I use in the Falkland Islands?

    The domestic currency in the Falkland Islands is the Falkland Islands pound.

    What is the Falkland Islands pound currency code and symbol?

    The three letter currency code for the Falkland Islands pound is FKP — symbol is £.

    Which countries use the Falkland Islands pound?

    It is the domestic currency in    Falkland Islands.

    Is the Falkland Islands pound a closed currency?

    No, the Falkland Islands pound is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

     

    Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for the Falkland Islands

    Travel money for the Falkland Islands

    Save money and time by Ordering your Falkland Islands pound online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the FKP 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 Falkland Islands pound otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

     

    Send Money to the Falkland Islands - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to the Falkland Islands you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

    The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

    You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.


    Get a better deal for foreign transfers to the Falkland Islands

    When sending money to the Falkland Islands 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 Falkland Islands 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 FKP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in the Falkland Islands.

    Use the above Send to Falkland Islands pound 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 Falkland Islands pound deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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