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Foreign Exchange Guide to Bahrain

Read this currency guide to Bahrain with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/BHD=0.377]

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Bahraini Dinar
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Bahrain, the Bahraini Dinar currency plus BHD transfers and travel tips.

In this Bahrain currency guide we take a look at :

  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 USD to BHD exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

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


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.


Bahrain Trip Checklist    

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

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).

Get a better deal for foreign transfers 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

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BHD/USD - Bahraini Dinar to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day2.652418 Aug 2019
1 Week2.652412 Aug 2019
1 Month2.656320 Jul 2019
6 Months2.652720 Feb 2019
1 Year2.651219 Aug 2018
5 Years2.652220 Aug 2014
10 Years2.656721 Aug 2009

BHD/EUR - Bahraini Dinar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day2.391118 Aug 2019
1 Week2.364912 Aug 2019
1 Month2.365920 Jul 2019
6 Months2.337920 Feb 2019
1 Year2.317919 Aug 2018
5 Years2.000320 Aug 2014
10 Years1.854221 Aug 2009

BHD/GBP - Bahraini Dinar to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day2.181518 Aug 2019
1 Week2.196112 Aug 2019
1 Month2.124720 Jul 2019
6 Months2.033520 Feb 2019
1 Year2.080019 Aug 2018
5 Years1.598120 Aug 2014
10 Years1.608521 Aug 2009

BHD/AUD - Bahraini Dinar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day3.908518 Aug 2019
1 Week3.926212 Aug 2019
1 Month3.772620 Jul 2019
6 Months3.700420 Feb 2019
1 Year3.627519 Aug 2018
5 Years2.856520 Aug 2014
10 Years3.184721 Aug 2009

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