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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-DAY0.8% 90-DAY-LOW
USD to HNL at 24.79 was trading 0.5% below AVG:24.92 with LO:24.7 and HI:25.03 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

US Dollar to Honduran Lempira - Historical Rates

USD/HNL rateChangePeriod
03 Aug 2020 : 24.90000.5% ▼1 Week
11 Jul 2020 : 24.74460.2% ▲30 Days
12 May 2020 : 24.93050.6% ▼90 Days
11 Aug 2019 : 24.67500.4% ▲1 Year
12 Aug 2015 : 21.895113.2% ▲5 Years
13 Aug 2010 : 18.920031% ▲10 Years
USD/HNL 10 year historic rates & changes to 10-Aug-2020 : 24.7851
 

U$1,000 USD
=
L24,785 HNL

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

 
 

US Dollar to Honduran Lempira - Quick Conversions

USD HNL
U$ 1 L 24.79
U$ 5 L 123.95
U$ 10 L 247.90
U$ 20 L 495.80
U$ 50 L 1,240
U$ 100 L 2,479
U$ 250 L 6,198
U$ 500 L 12,395
U$ 1,000 L 24,790
U$ 2,000 L 49,580
U$ 5,000 L 123,950
U$ 10,000 L 247,900
U$ 50,000 L 1,239,500
U$ 100,000 L 2,479,000
More amounts
USD HNL
U$ 0.0403 L 1
U$ 0.2017 L 5
U$ 0.4035 L 10
U$ 0.8069 L 20
U$ 2.0174 L 50
U$ 4.0347 L 100
U$ 10.09 L 250
U$ 20.17 L 500
U$ 40.35 L 1,000
U$ 80.69 L 2,000
U$ 201.74 L 5,000
U$ 403.47 L 10,000
U$ 2,017 L 50,000
U$ 4,035 L 100,000
More amounts

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 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 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 the above 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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