Dominica - East Caribbean Dollar - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Dominica, the East Caribbean Dollar currency plus sending (XCD) transfers and travel tips for Dominica.

Country CodeDM
Domestic Currency East Caribbean Dollar
Currency SymbolX$
Currency CodeXCD
Exchange RateUSD/XCD = 2.7026
Telephone Prefix+1767

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to East Caribbean Dollar



U$ 1
X$ 2.7026
U$ 5
X$ 13.51
U$ 10
X$ 27.03
U$ 20
X$ 54.05
U$ 50
X$ 135.13
U$ 100
X$ 270.26
U$ 250
X$ 675.65
U$ 500
X$ 1,351
U$ 1,000
X$ 2,703
U$ 2,000
X$ 5,405
U$ 5,000
X$ 13,513
U$ 10,000
X$ 27,026
U$ 50,000
X$ 135,130
U$ 100,000
X$ 270,260
More amounts



U$ 0.3700
X$ 1
U$ 1.8500
X$ 5
U$ 3.7000
X$ 10
U$ 7.4000
X$ 20
U$ 18.50
X$ 50
U$ 37.00
X$ 100
U$ 92.50
X$ 250
U$ 185.00
X$ 500
U$ 370.00
X$ 1,000
U$ 740.00
X$ 2,000
U$ 1,850
X$ 5,000
U$ 3,700
X$ 10,000
U$ 18,500
X$ 50,000
U$ 37,000
X$ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/XCD amounts use our Convert USD to XCD quick calculator.

Dominica Currency Info

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Dominica?

The domestic currency in Dominica is the East Caribbean Dollar.

What is the East Caribbean Dollar currency code and symbol?

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

How much is U$100 US Dollars in East Caribbean Dollars?

U$ 100 converts to X$ 270.26

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.

Is the East Caribbean Dollar a closed currency?

No, the East Caribbean Dollar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?

East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) in the markets

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

USD to XCD was steady at the 90-day average 2.7026. There are no current rate alerts.

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Dominica

Travel money for Dominica

Save money and time by Ordering your East Caribbean Dollars 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 Dollars 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 East Caribbean Dollars 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 Dollars deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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East Caribbean Dollar to US Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.370030 Mar 2020
7 Day0.370024 Mar 2020
30 Day0.370001 Mar 2020
3 Month0.370001 Jan 2020
1 Year0.370001 Apr 2019
5 Year0.370202 Apr 2015
10 Year0.389903 Apr 2010

East Caribbean Dollar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.335530 Mar 2020
7 Day0.342724 Mar 2020
30 Day0.334801 Mar 2020
3 Month0.329801 Jan 2020
1 Year0.330201 Apr 2019
5 Year0.340402 Apr 2015
10 Year0.288303 Apr 2010

East Caribbean Dollar to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.299130 Mar 2020
7 Day0.313924 Mar 2020
30 Day0.289501 Mar 2020
3 Month0.279201 Jan 2020
1 Year0.283201 Apr 2019
5 Year0.249602 Apr 2015
10 Year0.255503 Apr 2010

East Caribbean Dollar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.600230 Mar 2020
7 Day0.619924 Mar 2020
30 Day0.571901 Mar 2020
3 Month0.527101 Jan 2020
1 Year0.520401 Apr 2019
5 Year0.488002 Apr 2015
10 Year0.424403 Apr 2010

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