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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
10 Feb 20192.65171 Week
18 Jan 20192.65301 Month
21 Aug 20182.65166 Months
17 Feb 20182.65251 Year
17 Feb 20172.65352 Years
18 Feb 20142.65255 Years
19 Feb 20092.656010 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20192.34171 Week
18 Jan 20192.33391 Month
21 Aug 20182.29066 Months
17 Feb 20182.13781 Year
17 Feb 20172.49972 Years
18 Feb 20141.92775 Years
19 Feb 20092.093810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20192.04991 Week
18 Jan 20192.06031 Month
21 Aug 20182.05476 Months
17 Feb 20181.89091 Year
17 Feb 20172.13792 Years
18 Feb 20141.59015 Years
19 Feb 20091.852010 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 2019291.20121 Week
18 Jan 2019291.23461 Month
21 Aug 2018291.99236 Months
17 Feb 2018282.00371 Year
17 Feb 2017299.44302 Years
18 Feb 2014271.28365 Years
19 Feb 2009249.790910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20193.73391 Week
18 Jan 20193.70121 Month
21 Aug 20183.60216 Months
17 Feb 20183.35521 Year
17 Feb 20173.46052 Years
18 Feb 20142.94005 Years
19 Feb 20094.108810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20193.52061 Week
18 Jan 20193.51811 Month
21 Aug 20183.45636 Months
17 Feb 20183.33121 Year
17 Feb 20173.47432 Years
18 Feb 20142.90575 Years
19 Feb 20093.330510 Years

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