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Honduras - Honduran Lempira - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Honduras and the Honduran Lempira (HNL)


HNL News, Forecasts and Trends

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

Recent USD to HNL 90-day trend
1-DAY0.6% 30-DAY-LO
USD/HNL at 24.97 was trading near AVG:24.91 with LO:24.55 and HI:25.03 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

US Dollar to Honduran Lempira - Historical Rates

USD/HNLPeriod to 28-MayDateRate
0.2% ▼1 Week21 May 202024.9800
0% ▲30 Days28 Apr 202024.9232
0% ▲90 Days28 Feb 202024.9300
1.5% ▲1 Year29 May 201924.5642
13.9% ▲5 Years30 May 201521.8864
31.8% ▲10 Years31 May 201018.9200
USD/HNL 10 year rates & changes to 28-May-2020 (24.9329)

US Dollar to Honduran Lempira - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 L 24.97
U$ 5 L 124.85
U$ 10 L 249.70
U$ 20 L 499.40
U$ 50 L 1,249
U$ 100 L 2,497
U$ 250 L 6,243
U$ 500 L 12,485
U$ 1,000 L 24,970
U$ 2,000 L 49,940
U$ 5,000 L 124,850
U$ 10,000 L 249,700
U$ 50,000 L 1,248,500
U$ 100,000 L 2,497,000
More amounts
U$ 0.0401 L 1
U$ 0.2003 L 5
U$ 0.4006 L 10
U$ 0.8011 L 20
U$ 2.0028 L 50
U$ 4.0056 L 100
U$ 10.01 L 250
U$ 20.03 L 500
U$ 40.06 L 1,000
U$ 80.11 L 2,000
U$ 200.28 L 5,000
U$ 400.56 L 10,000
U$ 2,003 L 50,000
U$ 4,006 L 100,000
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Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Honduras?

The domestic currency in Honduras is the Honduran Lempira.

What is the Honduran Lempira currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Honduran Lempira is HNL — symbol is L.

Which countries use the Honduran Lempira?

It is the domestic currency in    Honduras.

Is the Honduran Lempira a closed currency?

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


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Honduras

Travel money for Honduras

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


Sending money to Honduras

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Honduras you need to start with finding out the latest Honduran Lempira 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).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Honduras

When sending money to Honduras 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 Honduran Lempira 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 HNL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Honduras.

Use our Send to Honduran Lempira 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 Honduran Lempira deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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