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Foreign Exchange Guide to Aruba

Read this currency guide to Aruba with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/AWG=1.8]

Aruba
Country Code:
AW
Domestic Currency:
Aruban Florin
Symbol - Code:
ƒ AWG
Telephone Prefix:
+297

This is a foreign exchange guide to Aruba, the Aruban Florin currency plus AWG transfers and travel tips.


In this Aruba currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Aruban Florin info - general info about the Aruban Florin
  2. Aruban Florin in the markets - recent AWG moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Aruba - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Aruban Florin cash online - travel money for Aruba
  5. Sending money to Aruba - save on Aruban Florin bank transfers to Aruba
  6. Aruban Florin exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Aruban Florin (AWG) general currency information


What is the Aruban Florin currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Aruban Florin is AWG and the symbol is ƒ.


Which countries use the Aruban Florin?

It is the domestic currency in Aruba.


Aruban Florin (AWG) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to AWG exchange rate for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.


USD-AWG 3 Month chart
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Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Aruba

 

The official currency in Aruba is the Florin, however, US Dollars are widely used and accepted, even when prices are specified in Florin. Bear in mind that very little is produced in Aruba and the restaurants and shopping are marketed at an upscale audience, so things aren't cheap. On top of that, Aruba has a 3% sales charge, this is sometimes charged at point of sale and sometimes incorporated into the stated price so check before buying. The upside of a ritzy location is that the standard of living is fairly high amongst Arubans so the local buses are clean and will cost a lot less than a taxi for your trip from and to the airport.

 

Travel money for Aruba

 

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

   

Aruba Trip Checklist    

 
  1. Compare AWG travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Aruba
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Aruba

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Aruba you need to start with finding out the latest Aruban Florin 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).


Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Aruba

When sending money to Aruba 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 Aruban Florin 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 AWG amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Aruba.

Use our Send to AWG 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 Aruban Florin deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

   

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Popular AWG cross rates


AWG/USD - Aruban Florin to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.55561 Week
09 Nov 20180.55561 Month
12 Jun 20180.55946 Months
09 Dec 20170.55971 Year
09 Dec 20160.55762 Years
10 Dec 20130.55875 Years
11 Dec 20080.558610 Years

AWG/EUR - Aruban Florin to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.48981 Week
09 Nov 20180.49001 Month
12 Jun 20180.47616 Months
09 Dec 20170.47531 Year
09 Dec 20160.52792 Years
10 Dec 20130.40605 Years
11 Dec 20080.420210 Years

AWG/GBP - Aruban Florin to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.43571 Week
09 Nov 20180.42831 Month
12 Jun 20180.41826 Months
09 Dec 20170.41791 Year
09 Dec 20160.44342 Years
10 Dec 20130.33975 Years
11 Dec 20080.373710 Years

AWG/JPY - Aruban Florin to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 201863.20701 Week
09 Nov 201863.23901 Month
12 Jun 201861.78316 Months
09 Dec 201763.50271 Year
09 Dec 201664.13032 Years
10 Dec 201357.48225 Years
11 Dec 200851.185510 Years

AWG/AUD - Aruban Florin to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.75341 Week
09 Nov 20180.76841 Month
12 Jun 20180.73856 Months
09 Dec 20170.74531 Year
09 Dec 20160.74842 Years
10 Dec 20130.61095 Years
11 Dec 20080.832710 Years

AWG/CAD - Aruban Florin to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.73641 Week
09 Nov 20180.73401 Month
12 Jun 20180.72806 Months
09 Dec 20170.71921 Year
09 Dec 20160.73542 Years
10 Dec 20130.59305 Years
11 Dec 20080.688610 Years

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