Bouvet Island - Norwegian Krone - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Bouvet Island, the Norwegian Krone currency plus sending (NOK) transfers and travel tips for Bouvet Island.

 
 
CountryBouvet Island
FlagBouvet Island
Country CodeBV
Domestic Currency Norwegian Krone
Currency Symbolkr
Currency CodeNOK
Exchange RateUSD/NOK = 9.3889

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Norwegian Krone

USD

NOK

U$ 1
kr 9.3889
U$ 5
kr 46.94
U$ 10
kr 93.89
U$ 20
kr 187.78
U$ 50
kr 469.45
U$ 100
kr 938.89
U$ 250
kr 2,347
U$ 500
kr 4,694
U$ 1,000
kr 9,389
U$ 2,000
kr 18,778
U$ 5,000
kr 46,945
U$ 10,000
kr 93,889
U$ 50,000
kr 469,445
U$ 100,000
kr 938,890
More amounts

USD

NOK

U$ 0.1065
kr 1
U$ 0.5325
kr 5
U$ 1.0650
kr 10
U$ 2.1300
kr 20
U$ 5.3250
kr 50
U$ 10.65
kr 100
U$ 26.63
kr 250
U$ 53.25
kr 500
U$ 106.50
kr 1,000
U$ 213.00
kr 2,000
U$ 532.50
kr 5,000
U$ 1,065
kr 10,000
U$ 5,325
kr 50,000
U$ 10,650
kr 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/NOK amounts use our Convert USD to NOK quick calculator. To read more about the latest exchange rate trends and to compare FX provider rates view USD to NOK Rate Guide.

Bouvet Island Currency Info

In 2016, the Norwegian krone contributed to 1.7% of total foreign exchange market volume, and as such was the world's fourteenth most traded currency. The krone is subdivided into 100 øre and was introduced in the late nineteenth century.

Norway’s economy, and consequently the value of the krone, is heavily reliant on oil and gas prices since nearly half of the country’s total exports are these commodities. The krone is therefore aptly termed a ‘petro-currency’. As of 2016, Norway was the world’s tenth largest oil exporter.

Since 1995, the krone’s lowest valuation against the US dollar came in October 2000 when USD/NOK reached 9.65. The currency was strongest in April 2008 when USD/NOK fell to just 4.94 following a boom in the oil price. Against the euro, since the single currency's introduction in 1999, EUR/NOK has traded between 7.21 and 10.16.


Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Bouvet Island?

The domestic currency in Bouvet Island is the Norwegian Krone.

What is the Norwegian Krone currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Norwegian Krone is NOK — symbol is kr.

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Norwegian Krone?

U$ 100 converts to kr 938.89

Which countries use the Norwegian Krone?

It is the domestic currency in Norway, Bouvet Island and Svalbard and Jan Mayen.

Is the Norwegian Krone a closed currency?

No, the Norwegian Krone is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


Norwegian Krone (NOK) in the markets

Sentiment on the krone improved drastically in June after Norway’s central bank raised interest rates and signalled further hikes this year, thereby bucking the trend for lower-rates globally.

Prior to this, against the US dollar, the krone had tested the massive 8.8 per USD level, a break of which would have had the krone at its weakest level in 3 years. The greenback was back buying 8.5 krone at the time of this report.

Late last year, against the euro, the krone struck a 10-year low of 10.057 per EUR; it has since recovered to levels near 9.65.

Danske Bank said following June’s meeting of the Norges Bank that it favoured more krone strength in the third quarter.

The interactive chart below shows the USD to NOK exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

ALERT: 90-DAY HIGHS 🔔 |
USD/NOK at 9.3612 was trading 3% above the 90-day average 9.086 with a range 8.7786 to 9.3612. ALERT: USD/NOK has risen to 90-DAY HIGHS.
25-FEB 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 26-Feb 9AM-SYD

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Bouvet Island

Bouvet Island, a dependent Norwegian territory, is the most remote island in the world rising sharply from the freezing waters of the Pacific. It was discovered in 1739 by a French naval officer and later claimed by the British to be finally waived in favor of Norway. It's barely 50 square kilometers in area with 93 % of it covered by glaciers. The center of the island is occupied by an ice-filled crater of an inactive volcano and according to some data there is a lake of molten lava filling the caldera. The landscape is definitely not welcoming unless you are not put off by heaps of snow and ice formations but it surely is a dramatic one.

There is no standard telephone connection, no postal code or distribution.

As there are no ports or harbors, only offshore anchorages, the island is not easy to reach. The best way to access is by ship or helicopter but mind you, only if you are not denied permission. The island and adjacent territorial waters are a designated nature reserve so you might find it quite difficult to get there if your only purpose of visiting is mere tourism.

 

Travel money for Bouvet Island

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

 

Bouvet Island Trip Checklist    

 
  1. Compare NOK travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Bouvet Island

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Bouvet Island you need to start with finding out the latest Norwegian Krone 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 Bouvet Island

When sending money to Bouvet Island 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 Norwegian Krone 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 NOK amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Bouvet Island.

Use our Send to Norwegian Krone 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 Norwegian Krone deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

 

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Norwegian Krone to US Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodNOK/USDDate
1 Day0.106924 Feb 2020
7 Day0.107218 Feb 2020
30 Day0.110326 Jan 2020
3 Month0.109127 Nov 2019
1 Year0.116425 Feb 2019
5 Year0.130826 Feb 2015
10 Year0.168827 Feb 2010

Norwegian Krone to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodNOK/EURDate
1 Day0.098524 Feb 2020
7 Day0.099318 Feb 2020
30 Day0.100126 Jan 2020
3 Month0.099127 Nov 2019
1 Year0.102425 Feb 2019
5 Year0.116926 Feb 2015
10 Year0.124227 Feb 2010

Norwegian Krone to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodNOK/GBPDate
1 Day0.082724 Feb 2020
7 Day0.082518 Feb 2020
30 Day0.084526 Jan 2020
3 Month0.084427 Nov 2019
1 Year0.088725 Feb 2019
5 Year0.084926 Feb 2015
10 Year0.110927 Feb 2010

Norwegian Krone to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodNOK/AUDDate
1 Day0.161724 Feb 2020
7 Day0.160118 Feb 2020
30 Day0.162226 Jan 2020
3 Month0.161127 Nov 2019
1 Year0.162325 Feb 2019
5 Year0.167726 Feb 2015
10 Year0.188827 Feb 2010

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