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    Liechtenstein - Swiss franc - Currency Guide


    Foreign exchange guide to Liechtenstein and the Swiss franc (CHF)


    USD/CHF Trend (90-day)

    USD to CHF at 0.9215 is just above its 90-day average, range 0.9041-0.9347.

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

    USD to CHF Currency Trend Chart

    General Currency Info - Swiss franc

    Contributing to roughly 5% of the foreign exchange market daily turnover, the Swiss franc (ISO: CHF) is the world’s seventh most traded currency.

    The Swiss franc is traditionally considered Europe’s safe haven currency due to factors including Switzerland’s traditional position as a politically neutral country, its reputation for stability, impressive financial system, historically low inflation and its ability to consistently run a trade surplus. For this reason, the franc is likely to increase in value during periods of economic uncertainty or when global geopolitical risk is elevated, or during bouts of high market volatility.

    To prevent unwanted currency appreciation, between September 2011 and January 2015 the franc’s value was pegged to the euro at a rate of Fr. 1.2. When Switzerland’s central bank unexpectedly abandoned the peg in 2015 it caused significant market turmoil.

    Since 1995, against the world’s reserve currency, the US dollar, the Swiss franc’s lowest valuation came in October 2000 when CHF/USD traded at just 0.5465. Its post-1995 high came in August 2011 at 1.4152.


    CHF Forecasts and Trends

    In October the CHF/USD pair remains well below 1.09 (it’s 90-Day average) but bounced back from a low of 1.07.

    There was then some reprieve in the risk-off market sentiment helping the Swissie back to the 1.08 level vs the greenback.

    CHF Outlook

    US dollar to Swiss franc - Historical Rates

    USD/CHF wasChangePeriod
    04 Oct 2021
    0.1% 2 Weeks
    20 Jul 2021
    0.3% 90 Days
    18 Oct 2020
    0.9% 1 Year
    19 Oct 2016
    6.6% 5 Years
    21 Oct 2011
    4.1% 10 Years
    23 Oct 2001
    44.5% 20 Years
    USD/CHF change over periods to 18-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    Fr.9,208 CHF

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

    USD to CHF - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy CHF
    $ 1 Fr. 0.9208
    $ 5 Fr. 4.6040
    $ 10 Fr. 9.2080
    $ 20 Fr. 18.42
    $ 50 Fr. 46.04
    $ 100 Fr. 92.08
    $ 250 Fr. 230.20
    $ 500 Fr. 460.40
    $ 1,000 Fr. 920.80
    $ 2,000 Fr. 1,842
    $ 5,000 Fr. 4,604
    $ 10,000 Fr. 9,208
    $ 20,000 Fr. 18,416
    $ 50,000 Fr. 46,040
    $ 100,000 Fr. 92,080
    $ 1.0860 Fr. 1
    $ 5.4300 Fr. 5
    $ 10.86 Fr. 10
    $ 21.72 Fr. 20
    $ 54.30 Fr. 50
    $ 108.60 Fr. 100
    $ 271.50 Fr. 250
    $ 543.00 Fr. 500
    $ 1,086 Fr. 1,000
    $ 2,172 Fr. 2,000
    $ 5,430 Fr. 5,000
    $ 10,860 Fr. 10,000
    $ 21,720 Fr. 20,000
    $ 54,300 Fr. 50,000
    $ 108,600 Fr. 100,000

    More amounts


    Frequently Asked Questions


    What currency should I use in Liechtenstein?

    The domestic currency in Liechtenstein is the Swiss franc.

    What is the Swiss franc currency code and symbol?

    The three letter currency code for the Swiss franc is CHF — symbol is Fr..

    Which countries use the Swiss franc?

    It is the domestic currency in    Switzerland and Liechtenstein.

    Is the Swiss franc a closed currency?

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


    Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Liechtenstein

    Travel money for Liechtenstein

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


    Send Money to Liechtenstein - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Liechtenstein 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 Liechtenstein

    When sending money to Liechtenstein 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 Swiss franc 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 CHF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Liechtenstein.

    Use the above Send to Swiss franc 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 Swiss franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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