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Foreign Exchange Guide to Dominica

Read this currency guide to Dominica with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/XCD=2.7027]

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East Caribbean Dollar
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Dominica, the East Caribbean Dollar currency plus XCD transfers and travel tips.

In this Dominica currency guide we take a look at :

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

East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) general currency information

What is the East Caribbean Dollar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the East Caribbean Dollar is XCD and the symbol is $.

Which countries use the East Caribbean Dollar?

It is the domestic currency in Anguilla, Antigua And Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent And The Grenadines.

East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to XCD 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-XCD 3 Month chart
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Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Dominica


Travel money for Dominica


Save money and time by Ordering your East Caribbean Dollar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the XCD 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 East Caribbean Dollar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Dominica Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Dominica

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Dominica you need to start with finding out the latest East Caribbean Dollar 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 Dominica

When sending money to Dominica 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 East Caribbean Dollar 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 XCD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Dominica.

Use our Send to XCD 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 East Caribbean Dollar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Dominica

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Major XCD cross rates

XCD/USD - East Caribbean Dollar to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.37001 Week
19 Oct 20180.37001 Month
22 May 20180.37006 Months
18 Nov 20170.37001 Year
18 Nov 20160.37052 Years
19 Nov 20130.37025 Years
20 Nov 20080.381410 Years

XCD/EUR - East Caribbean Dollar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.32671 Week
19 Oct 20180.32101 Month
22 May 20180.31406 Months
18 Nov 20170.31381 Year
18 Nov 20160.34992 Years
19 Nov 20130.27355 Years
20 Nov 20080.305010 Years

XCD/GBP - East Caribbean Dollar to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.28601 Week
19 Oct 20180.28311 Month
22 May 20180.27526 Months
18 Nov 20170.28001 Year
18 Nov 20160.30002 Years
19 Nov 20130.22975 Years
20 Nov 20080.257310 Years

XCD/JPY - East Caribbean Dollar to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 201842.12691 Week
19 Oct 201841.64591 Month
22 May 201840.97376 Months
18 Nov 201741.47381 Year
18 Nov 201640.96562 Years
19 Nov 201337.07545 Years
20 Nov 200836.216810 Years

XCD/AUD - East Caribbean Dollar to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.51201 Week
19 Oct 20180.51971 Month
22 May 20180.48716 Months
18 Nov 20170.48911 Year
18 Nov 20160.50482 Years
19 Nov 20130.39265 Years
20 Nov 20080.616010 Years

XCD/CAD - East Caribbean Dollar to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.48821 Week
19 Oct 20180.48531 Month
22 May 20180.47426 Months
18 Nov 20170.47261 Year
18 Nov 20160.49992 Years
19 Nov 20130.38715 Years
20 Nov 20080.487310 Years

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