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Foreign Exchange Guide to Dominican Republic

Read this currency guide to Dominican Republic with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/DOP=50.625]

Dominican Republic
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Dominican Peso
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Dominican Republic, the Dominican Peso currency plus DOP transfers and travel tips.

In this Dominican Republic currency guide we take a look at :

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

Dominican Peso (DOP) general currency information

What is the Dominican Peso currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Dominican Peso is DOP and the symbol is RD$.

Which countries use the Dominican Peso?

It is the domestic currency in Dominican Republic.

Dominican Peso (DOP) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to DOP 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-DOP 3 Month chart
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Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Dominican Republic


Travel money for Dominican Republic


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


Dominican Republic Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Dominican Republic

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Dominican Republic you need to start with finding out the latest Dominican Peso 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 Dominican Republic

When sending money to Dominican Republic 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 Dominican Peso 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 DOP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Dominican Republic.

Use our Send to DOP 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 Dominican Peso deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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Popular DOP cross rates

DOP/USD - Dominican Peso to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.01981 Week
18 Jan 20190.01981 Month
21 Aug 20180.02006 Months
17 Feb 20180.02041 Year
17 Feb 20170.02132 Years
18 Feb 20140.02325 Years
19 Feb 20090.028110 Years

DOP/EUR - Dominican Peso to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.01751 Week
18 Jan 20190.01741 Month
21 Aug 20180.01736 Months
17 Feb 20180.01641 Year
17 Feb 20170.02012 Years
18 Feb 20140.01695 Years
19 Feb 20090.022210 Years

DOP/GBP - Dominican Peso to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.01531 Week
18 Jan 20190.01541 Month
21 Aug 20180.01556 Months
17 Feb 20180.01451 Year
17 Feb 20170.01722 Years
18 Feb 20140.01395 Years
19 Feb 20090.019610 Years

DOP/JPY - Dominican Peso to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20192.17081 Week
18 Jan 20192.17121 Month
21 Aug 20182.20756 Months
17 Feb 20182.16511 Year
17 Feb 20172.40542 Years
18 Feb 20142.37375 Years
19 Feb 20092.643110 Years

DOP/AUD - Dominican Peso to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.02781 Week
18 Jan 20190.02761 Month
21 Aug 20180.02726 Months
17 Feb 20180.02581 Year
17 Feb 20170.02782 Years
18 Feb 20140.02575 Years
19 Feb 20090.043510 Years

DOP/CAD - Dominican Peso to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.02621 Week
18 Jan 20190.02621 Month
21 Aug 20180.02616 Months
17 Feb 20180.02561 Year
17 Feb 20170.02792 Years
18 Feb 20140.02545 Years
19 Feb 20090.035210 Years

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