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Foreign Exchange Guide to Bahrain

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Bahraini dinar
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The domestic currency in Bahrain is the Bahraini dinar with currency code BHD. Read this foreign exchange guide to Bahrain and the Bahraini dinar with money transfer and travel tips plus Bahraini dinar exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

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

Bahraini dinar (BHD) general currency information

What is the Bahraini dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Bahraini dinar is BHD.

Which countries use the Bahraini dinar?

It is the domestic currency in Bahrain.

Bahraini dinar (BHD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the BHD to USD 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.

BHD-USD 3 Month chart
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BHD currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Bahrain

The Bahraini Dinar (BHD) is the currency of Bahrain and is pegged to the US$ at 1US=0.376BD. Plastic is generally recommended when travelling whilst most ATMs dispense cash should you need it. Currency exchange counters are also common in the capital, Manama. Try to change all your Dinars back to your local currency before you leave (the airport is always a convenient place to do this) as currency conversion can vary drastically overseas, if they exchange it at all

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Travel money for Bahrain

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


Travel Money for Bahrain

Compare BHD Cash rates


Sending money to Bahrain

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

Getting a better deal when sending money to Bahrain

When sending money to Bahrain 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 Bahraini dinar 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 BHD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Bahrain.

Use our Send to BHD 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 Bahraini dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Bahrain

Compare BHD Transfer Rates


Bahraini dinar - exchange rates - live and historic

Major BHD cross rates
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BHD/USD - Bahraini dinar to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20182.64991 Week
18 May 20182.64961 Month
19 Dec 20172.65176 Months
17 Jun 20172.65121 Year
17 Jun 20162.65272 Years
18 Jun 20132.65245 Years
19 Jun 20082.656010 Years

BHD/EUR - Bahraini dinar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20182.24871 Week
18 May 20182.24741 Month
19 Dec 20172.24026 Months
17 Jun 20172.36801 Year
17 Jun 20162.35252 Years
18 Jun 20131.98085 Years
19 Jun 20081.714110 Years

BHD/GBP - Bahraini dinar to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.97551 Week
18 May 20181.96701 Month
19 Dec 20171.98106 Months
17 Jun 20172.07511 Year
17 Jun 20161.84742 Years
18 Jun 20131.69545 Years
19 Jun 20081.347110 Years

BHD/JPY - Bahraini dinar to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 2018290.04471 Week
18 May 2018293.58171 Month
19 Dec 2017299.66136 Months
17 Jun 2017293.95181 Year
17 Jun 2016276.55432 Years
18 Jun 2013252.66705 Years
19 Jun 2008286.548010 Years

BHD/AUD - Bahraini dinar to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20183.48591 Week
18 May 20183.52761 Month
19 Dec 20173.46546 Months
17 Jun 20173.47831 Year
17 Jun 20163.58672 Years
18 Jun 20132.79865 Years
19 Jun 20082.797010 Years

BHD/CAD - Bahraini dinar to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20183.43651 Week
18 May 20183.41621 Month
19 Dec 20173.41546 Months
17 Jun 20173.50331 Year
17 Jun 20163.42412 Years
18 Jun 20132.70625 Years
19 Jun 20082.694010 Years