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Falkland Islands - Falkland Islands Pound - Currency Guide

 

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

       

FKP News, Forecasts and Trends

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

   
Recent USD to FKP 90-day trend
 
14-DAY-LO 1-DAY0.6% (3d)
USD/FKP at 0.7924 was trading 1.5% below AVG:0.8047 with LO:0.7845 and HI:0.8276 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

US Dollar to Falkland Islands Pound - Historical Rates

USD/FKP rateChangePeriod
03 Jul 2020 : 0.80111.1% ▼1 Week
10 Jun 2020 : 0.78670.7% ▲30 Days
11 Apr 2020 : 0.80341.4% ▼90 Days
11 Jul 2019 : 0.79860.8% ▼1 Year
12 Jul 2015 : 0.645022.8% ▲5 Years
13 Jul 2010 : 0.660320% ▲10 Years
USD/FKP 10 year historic rates & changes to 10-Jul-2020 : 0.7923
 

U$1,000 USD
=
£792.6 FKP

Converted at USD/FKP wholesale exchange rate, compare foreign transfer and spend/travel exchange rates.

 
 

US Dollar to Falkland Islands Pound - Quick Conversions

USD FKP
U$ 1 £ 0.7926
U$ 5 £ 3.9630
U$ 10 £ 7.9260
U$ 20 £ 15.85
U$ 50 £ 39.63
U$ 100 £ 79.26
U$ 250 £ 198.15
U$ 500 £ 396.30
U$ 1,000 £ 792.60
U$ 2,000 £ 1,585
U$ 5,000 £ 3,963
U$ 10,000 £ 7,926
U$ 50,000 £ 39,630
U$ 100,000 £ 79,260
More amounts
USD FKP
U$ 1.2617 £ 1
U$ 6.3085 £ 5
U$ 12.62 £ 10
U$ 25.23 £ 20
U$ 63.09 £ 50
U$ 126.17 £ 100
U$ 315.43 £ 250
U$ 630.85 £ 500
U$ 1,262 £ 1,000
U$ 2,523 £ 2,000
U$ 6,309 £ 5,000
U$ 12,617 £ 10,000
U$ 63,085 £ 50,000
U$ 126,170 £ 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.

 

Sending money to the Falkland Islands

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to the Falkland Islands you need to start with finding out the latest Falkland Islands Pound exchange rate for foreign-transfers, which can be very different to the wholesale 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 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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