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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 90-day view

USDXCD is steady at its 90-DAY average 2.7026.
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No alerts
 
Recent USD to XCD 90-day trend
   

XCD News, Forecasts and Trends

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

US Dollar to East Caribbean Dollar - Historical Rates

USD/XCDChangePeriod
2.7026
24 Nov 2020
no change1 Week
2.7026
01 Nov 2020
no change30 Days
2.7026
02 Sep 2020
no change90 Days
2.7026
02 Dec 2019
no change1 Year
2.7010
03 Dec 2015
0.1% ▲5 Years
2.6767
04 Dec 2010
1% ▲10 Years

USD/XCD 10 year historic rates & change to 01-Dec-2020 : 2.7026

 

U$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 Conversions

USD XCD
U$ 1 X$ 2.7026
U$ 5 X$ 13.51
U$ 10 X$ 27.03
U$ 20 X$ 54.05
U$ 50 X$ 135.13
U$ 100 X$ 270.26
U$ 250 X$ 675.65
U$ 500 X$ 1,351
U$ 1,000 X$ 2,703
U$ 2,000 X$ 5,405
U$ 5,000 X$ 13,513
U$ 10,000 X$ 27,026
U$ 50,000 X$ 135,130
U$ 100,000 X$ 270,260
More amounts
USD XCD
U$ 0.3700 X$ 1
U$ 1.8500 X$ 5
U$ 3.7000 X$ 10
U$ 7.4000 X$ 20
U$ 18.50 X$ 50
U$ 37.00 X$ 100
U$ 92.50 X$ 250
U$ 185.00 X$ 500
U$ 370.00 X$ 1,000
U$ 740.00 X$ 2,000
U$ 1,850 X$ 5,000
U$ 3,700 X$ 10,000
U$ 18,500 X$ 50,000
U$ 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 Dollars 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 Dollars otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 

Send Money to Saint Lucia - Best Rates

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Saint Lucia you need to start with finding out the latest East Caribbean Dollar exchange rate for foreign transfers also called International Money Transfers (IMTs), which can be very different to the wholesale rate and also to currency exchange rates.

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 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 Dollars 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 Dollars deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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