Falkland Islands - Falkland Islands Pound - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to the Falkland Islands, the Falkland Islands Pound currency plus sending (FKP) transfers and travel tips for the Falkland Islands.

 
 
CountryFalkland Islands
FlagFalkland Islands
Country CodeFK
Domestic Currency Falkland Islands Pound
Currency Symbol£
Currency CodeFKP
Exchange RateUSD/FKP = 0.8013
Telephone Prefix+500

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to Falkland Islands Pound

USD

FKP

U$ 1
£ 0.8013
U$ 5
£ 4.0065
U$ 10
£ 8.0130
U$ 20
£ 16.03
U$ 50
£ 40.07
U$ 100
£ 80.13
U$ 250
£ 200.33
U$ 500
£ 400.65
U$ 1,000
£ 801.30
U$ 2,000
£ 1,603
U$ 5,000
£ 4,007
U$ 10,000
£ 8,013
U$ 50,000
£ 40,065
U$ 100,000
£ 80,130
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USD

FKP

U$ 1.2480
£ 1
U$ 6.2400
£ 5
U$ 12.48
£ 10
U$ 24.96
£ 20
U$ 62.40
£ 50
U$ 124.80
£ 100
U$ 312.00
£ 250
U$ 624.00
£ 500
U$ 1,248
£ 1,000
U$ 2,496
£ 2,000
U$ 6,240
£ 5,000
U$ 12,480
£ 10,000
U$ 62,400
£ 50,000
U$ 124,800
£ 100,000
More amounts

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

Falkland Islands Currency Info


Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in the Falkland Islands?

The domestic currency in the Falkland Islands is the Falkland Islands Pound.

What is the Falkland Islands Pound currency code and symbol?

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

How much is U$100 US Dollars in Falkland Islands Pound?

U$ 100 converts to £ 80.13

Which countries use the Falkland Islands Pound?

It is the domestic currency in Falkland Islands.

Is the Falkland Islands Pound a closed currency?

No, the Falkland Islands Pound is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


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:

ALERTS:4-DAY2.1% 🔔| 14-DAY LOWS 🔔 |
USD/FKP at 0.8011 was trading 2.2% above AVG:0.7841 with LO:0.7548 and HI:0.8721 (90 days). ALERTS: USD/FKP was DOWN 2.1% this 4-DAY period and also dropped to 14-DAY LOWS.
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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 Falkland Islands Pound 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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Falkland Islands Pound to US Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodFKP/USDDate
1 Day1.245129 Mar 2020
7 Day1.159623 Mar 2020
30 Day1.282229 Feb 2020
3 Month1.326131 Dec 2019
1 Year1.302131 Mar 2019
5 Year1.483101 Apr 2015
10 Year1.525702 Apr 2010

Falkland Islands Pound to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodFKP/EURDate
1 Day1.118029 Mar 2020
7 Day1.077323 Mar 2020
30 Day1.162729 Feb 2020
3 Month1.181931 Dec 2019
1 Year1.160231 Mar 2019
5 Year1.377001 Apr 2015
10 Year1.130202 Apr 2010

Falkland Islands Pound to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodFKP/GBPDate
1 Day1.000029 Mar 2020
7 Day1.000023 Mar 2020
30 Day1.000029 Feb 2020
3 Month1.000031 Dec 2019
1 Year1.000031 Mar 2019
5 Year1.000001 Apr 2015
10 Year1.002702 Apr 2010

Falkland Islands Pound to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodFKP/AUDDate
1 Day2.015729 Mar 2020
7 Day1.973523 Mar 2020
30 Day1.969929 Feb 2020
3 Month1.890431 Dec 2019
1 Year1.830831 Mar 2019
5 Year1.950601 Apr 2015
10 Year1.660702 Apr 2010

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