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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=0.8145]

 
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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

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 - Historical Rates

PeriodFKP/USDDate
1 Day1.215918 Aug 2019
1 Week1.207812 Aug 2019
1 Month1.250220 Jul 2019
6 Months1.304520 Feb 2019
1 Year1.274619 Aug 2018
5 Years1.659720 Aug 2014
10 Years1.651821 Aug 2009

FKP/EUR - Falkland Islands Pound to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodFKP/EURDate
1 Day1.096118 Aug 2019
1 Week1.076812 Aug 2019
1 Month1.113520 Jul 2019
6 Months1.149720 Feb 2019
1 Year1.114419 Aug 2018
5 Years1.251720 Aug 2014
10 Years1.152821 Aug 2009

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

PeriodFKP/GBPDate
1 Day1.000018 Aug 2019
1 Week1.000012 Aug 2019
1 Month1.000020 Jul 2019
6 Months1.000020 Feb 2019
1 Year1.000019 Aug 2018
5 Years1.000020 Aug 2014
10 Years1.000021 Aug 2009

FKP/AUD - Falkland Islands Pound to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodFKP/AUDDate
1 Day1.791718 Aug 2019
1 Week1.787812 Aug 2019
1 Month1.775620 Jul 2019
6 Months1.819720 Feb 2019
1 Year1.744019 Aug 2018
5 Years1.787520 Aug 2014
10 Years1.980021 Aug 2009

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