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Foreign Exchange Guide to the Falkland Islands

Read this currency guide to the Falkland Islands with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/FKP=0.793]

Falkland Islands
Country Code:
FK
Domestic Currency:
Falkland Islands Pound
Symbol - Code:
£ FKP
Telephone Prefix:
+500

This is a foreign exchange guide to the Falkland Islands, the Falkland Islands Pound currency plus FKP transfers and travel tips.


In this the Falkland Islands currency guide we take a look at :

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

Falkland Islands Pound (FKP) general currency information


What is the Falkland Islands Pound currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Falkland Islands Pound is FKP and the symbol is £.


Which countries use the Falkland Islands Pound?

It is the domestic currency in Falkland Islands.


Falkland Islands Pound (FKP) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to FKP 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-FKP 3 Month chart
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USDFKP currency converter

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for the Falkland Islands

 

Travel money for the Falkland Islands

 

Save money and time by Ordering your Falkland Islands Pound online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the FKP 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 Falkland Islands Pound otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

   

the Falkland Islands Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to the Falkland Islands

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

When sending money to the Falkland Islands 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 Falkland Islands Pound 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 FKP amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in the Falkland Islands.

Use our Send to FKP 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 Falkland Islands Pound deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

   

Bank Transfers to the Falkland Islands

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FKP/USD - Falkland Islands Pound to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.27191 Week
16 Nov 20181.28401 Month
19 Jun 20181.31736 Months
16 Dec 20171.33241 Year
16 Dec 20161.24742 Years
17 Dec 20131.62705 Years
18 Dec 20081.521910 Years

FKP/EUR - Falkland Islands Pound to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.11581 Week
16 Nov 20181.12431 Month
19 Jun 20181.13686 Months
16 Dec 20171.13331 Year
16 Dec 20161.19562 Years
17 Dec 20131.18155 Years
18 Dec 20081.061210 Years

FKP/GBP - Falkland Islands Pound to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.00001 Week
16 Nov 20181.00001 Month
19 Jun 20181.00006 Months
16 Dec 20171.00001 Year
16 Dec 20161.00002 Years
17 Dec 20131.00005 Years
18 Dec 20081.002710 Years

FKP/JPY - Falkland Islands Pound to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 2018143.11321 Week
16 Nov 2018144.87941 Month
19 Jun 2018145.02376 Months
16 Dec 2017150.00331 Year
16 Dec 2016147.11202 Years
17 Dec 2013167.07305 Years
18 Dec 2008135.637210 Years

FKP/AUD - Falkland Islands Pound to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.77131 Week
16 Nov 20181.75071 Month
19 Jun 20181.78276 Months
16 Dec 20171.74231 Year
16 Dec 20161.70602 Years
17 Dec 20131.82745 Years
18 Dec 20082.190310 Years

FKP/CAD - Falkland Islands Pound to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
09 Dec 20181.69551 Week
16 Nov 20181.68831 Month
19 Jun 20181.74926 Months
16 Dec 20171.71431 Year
16 Dec 20161.66422 Years
17 Dec 20131.72465 Years
18 Dec 20081.820310 Years

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