Ecuador - US Dollar - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Ecuador, the US Dollar currency plus sending (USD) transfers and travel tips for Ecuador.

Country CodeEC
Domestic Currency US Dollar
Currency SymbolU$
Currency CodeUSD
Exchange RateUSD/EUR = 0.9255
Telephone Prefix+593

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Euro



U$ 1
€ 0.9255
U$ 5
€ 4.6275
U$ 10
€ 9.2550
U$ 20
€ 18.51
U$ 50
€ 46.28
U$ 100
€ 92.55
U$ 250
€ 231.38
U$ 500
€ 462.75
U$ 1,000
€ 925.50
U$ 2,000
€ 1,851
U$ 5,000
€ 4,628
U$ 10,000
€ 9,255
U$ 50,000
€ 46,275
U$ 100,000
€ 92,550
More amounts



U$ 1.0804
€ 1
U$ 5.4020
€ 5
U$ 10.80
€ 10
U$ 21.61
€ 20
U$ 54.02
€ 50
U$ 108.04
€ 100
U$ 270.10
€ 250
U$ 540.20
€ 500
U$ 1,080
€ 1,000
U$ 2,161
€ 2,000
U$ 5,402
€ 5,000
U$ 10,804
€ 10,000
U$ 54,020
€ 50,000
U$ 108,040
€ 100,000
More amounts

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

Ecuador Currency Info

Read our Guide to the US dollar currency.

Frequently Asked Questions

What currency should I use in Ecuador?

The domestic currency in Ecuador is the US Dollar.

What is the US Dollar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the US Dollar is USD — symbol is U$.

Which countries use the US Dollar?

It is the domestic currency in United States, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Turks and Caicos Islands and Zimbabwe.

Is the US Dollar a closed currency?

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

US Dollar (USD) in the markets

Growing fears of the coronavirus outbreak has moved the market into safer currencies such as the USD and away from AUD, NZD and CAD.

The US dollar held its value in 2019 despite a serious escalation in US-China trade tensions, mainly because the greenback is still considered a safer currency to own than most others.

At its October meeting the Federal Reserve cut the target range for the federal funds rate to 1.5-1.75 percent, the third rate cut so far this year, amid soft inflation indicators and general worries about the economy. However the central bank also signaled a pause in the easing cycle.

Taking the blame for the economic downturn is US President Donald Trump, whose trade war policies have set a ball rolling that could wipe $455bn from global output according to the IMF.

For more details read the full article US Dollar Forecasts.

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

ALERT:7-DAY3.1% 🔔|
USD/EUR at 0.9264 was trading 2.1% above AVG:0.9071 with LO:0.8739 and HI:0.9381 (90 days). ALERT: USD/EUR is UP 3.1% this 7-DAY period.

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Ecuador

Travel money for Ecuador

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


Ecuador Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Ecuador

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

When sending money to Ecuador 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 US 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 USD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Ecuador.

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


Bank Transfers to Ecuador

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US Dollar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day+0.1%0.925405 Apr 2020
7 Day+2.2%0.906730 Mar 2020
30 Day+4.6%0.886007 Mar 2020
3 Month+3.3%0.896507 Jan 2020
1 Year+3.9%0.891407 Apr 2019
5 Year-0.1%0.927308 Apr 2015
10 Year+24.8%0.742609 Apr 2010

*For period to 06-Apr 21UTC when USD/EUR was 0.9264

US Dollar to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day-0.1%0.818505 Apr 2020
7 Day+1.1%0.808530 Mar 2020
30 Day+6.7%0.766307 Mar 2020
3 Month+7.2%0.762407 Jan 2020
1 Year+6.6%0.767007 Apr 2019
5 Year+21.6%0.672308 Apr 2015
10 Year+25.6%0.651009 Apr 2010

*For period to 06-Apr 21UTC when USD/GBP was 0.8175

US Dollar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day-1.6%1.668905 Apr 2020
7 Day+1.3%1.622030 Mar 2020
30 Day+9.2%1.504507 Mar 2020
3 Month+12.7%1.457807 Jan 2020
1 Year+16.6%1.408407 Apr 2019
5 Year+26.3%1.300608 Apr 2015
10 Year+53.1%1.073009 Apr 2010

*For period to 06-Apr 21UTC when USD/AUD was 1.6427

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