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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 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-BHD 3 Month chart
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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!


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Popular BHD cross rates

BHD/USD - Bahraini Dinar to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20182.65251 Week
16 Nov 20182.65241 Month
19 Jun 20182.64696 Months
16 Dec 20172.65161 Year
16 Dec 20162.65322 Years
17 Dec 20132.65285 Years
18 Dec 20082.656010 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20182.32681 Week
16 Nov 20182.32251 Month
19 Jun 20182.28426 Months
16 Dec 20172.25551 Year
16 Dec 20162.54312 Years
17 Dec 20131.92645 Years
18 Dec 20081.852110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20182.08541 Week
16 Nov 20182.06571 Month
19 Jun 20182.00936 Months
16 Dec 20171.99021 Year
16 Dec 20162.12702 Years
17 Dec 20131.63045 Years
18 Dec 20081.750110 Years

BHD/JPY - Bahraini Dinar to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 2018298.44301 Week
16 Nov 2018299.28271 Month
19 Jun 2018291.39536 Months
16 Dec 2017298.53231 Year
16 Dec 2016312.91302 Years
17 Dec 2013272.40175 Years
18 Dec 2008236.723510 Years

BHD/AUD - Bahraini Dinar to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20183.69391 Week
16 Nov 20183.61661 Month
19 Jun 20183.58196 Months
16 Dec 20173.46761 Year
16 Dec 20163.62872 Years
17 Dec 20132.97955 Years
18 Dec 20083.822610 Years

BHD/CAD - Bahraini Dinar to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20183.53561 Week
16 Nov 20183.48751 Month
19 Jun 20183.51476 Months
16 Dec 20173.41181 Year
16 Dec 20163.53982 Years
17 Dec 20132.81185 Years
18 Dec 20083.176910 Years

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