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Saint Lucia - East Caribbean dollar - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Saint Lucia and the East Caribbean dollar (XCD)


USD/XCD Trend (90-day)

USDXCD is steady at 90 day average 2.7026.
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Recent USD to XCD Trend + Alerts

The above interactive chart shows the USD/XCD Exchange Rate, Trends and Alerts - UP DOWN HIGH LOW


XCD News, Forecasts and Trends

US dollar to East Caribbean dollar - Historical Rates

09 Apr 2021
no change1 Week
17 Mar 2021
no change30 Days
16 Jan 2021
no change90 Days
16 Apr 2020
no change1 Year
17 Apr 2016
0% ▼5 Years
19 Apr 2011
0.4% ▲10 Years

USD/XCD 10 year historic rates & change to 16-Apr-2021 : 2.7026


$10,000 USD
X$27,026 XCD

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

US dollar to East Caribbean dollar - Quick Convert

$ 1 X$ 2.7026
$ 5 X$ 13.51
$ 10 X$ 27.03
$ 20 X$ 54.05
$ 50 X$ 135.13
$ 100 X$ 270.26
$ 250 X$ 675.65
$ 500 X$ 1,351
$ 1,000 X$ 2,703
$ 2,000 X$ 5,405
$ 5,000 X$ 13,513
$ 10,000 X$ 27,026
$ 50,000 X$ 135,130
$ 100,000 X$ 270,260
More amounts
$ 0.3700 X$ 1
$ 1.8500 X$ 5
$ 3.7000 X$ 10
$ 7.4000 X$ 20
$ 18.50 X$ 50
$ 37.00 X$ 100
$ 92.50 X$ 250
$ 185.00 X$ 500
$ 370.00 X$ 1,000
$ 740.00 X$ 2,000
$ 1,850 X$ 5,000
$ 3,700 X$ 10,000
$ 18,500 X$ 50,000
$ 37,000 X$ 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Saint Lucia?

The domestic currency in Saint Lucia is the East Caribbean dollar.

What is the East Caribbean dollar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the East Caribbean dollar is XCD — symbol is X$.

Which countries use the East Caribbean dollar?

It is the domestic currency in    Anguilla,   Antigua and Barbuda,   Dominica,   Grenada,   Montserrat,   Saint Kitts and Nevis,   Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and The Grenadines.

Is the East Caribbean dollar a closed currency?

No, the East Caribbean dollar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Saint Lucia

Travel money for Saint Lucia

Save money and time by Ordering your East Caribbean dollar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the XCD 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 East Caribbean dollar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Send Money to Saint Lucia - Best Rates

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

When sending money to Saint Lucia 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 East Caribbean dollar 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 XCD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Saint Lucia.

Use the above Send to East Caribbean dollar 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 East Caribbean dollar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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