Foreign exchange guide to Sierra Leone and the Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL)
The below interactive chart shows the USD to SLL exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.
|U$ 1||Le 9,753|
|U$ 5||Le 48,763|
|U$ 10||Le 97,525|
|U$ 20||Le 195,050|
|U$ 50||Le 487,625|
|U$ 100||Le 975,250|
|U$ 250||Le 2,438,125|
|U$ 500||Le 4,876,250|
|U$ 1,000||Le 9,752,500|
|U$ 2,000||Le 19,505,000|
|U$ 5,000||Le 48,762,500|
|U$ 10,000||Le 97,525,000|
|U$ 50,000||Le 487,625,000|
|U$ 100,000||Le 975,250,000|
The domestic currency in Sierra Leone is the Sierra Leonean Leone.
The three letter currency code for the Sierra Leonean Leone is SLL — symbol is Le.
It is the domestic currency in   Sierra Leone.
No, the Sierra Leonean Leone is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?
Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa, on the Atlantic Ocean. It’s known for the white-sand beaches lining the Freetown Peninsula. The capital city, Freetown, commemorates the nation’s slave-trade history with the Cotton Tree landmark and King’s Yard Gate. Both were known as places of refuge for returned slaves in the 18th and 19th centuries. Nearby Bunce Island was a key departure point during the slave trade.
Save money and time by Ordering your Sierra Leonean Leone online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the SLL 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 Sierra Leonean Leone otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.
When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Sierra Leone you need to start with finding out the latest Sierra Leonean Leone 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).
When sending money to Sierra Leone 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 :
Use our Send to Sierra Leonean Leone 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 Sierra Leonean Leone deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!