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Foreign Exchange Guide to the Falkland Islands

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The domestic currency in the Falkland Islands is the Falkland Islands pound with currency code FKP. Read this foreign exchange guide to the Falkland Islands and the Falkland Islands pound with money transfer and travel tips plus Falkland Islands pound exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

  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 FKP to USD 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.

FKP-USD 3 Month chart
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FKP currency converter

Falkland Islands Trip Checklist   

  1. Compare FKP travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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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.


Travel Money for the Falkland Islands

Compare £FKP Cash rates


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).

Getting a better deal when sending money 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

Compare £FKP Transfer Rates


Falkland Islands pound - exchange rates - live and historic

Major FKP cross rates
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FKP/USD - Falkland Islands pound to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.34141 Week
18 May 20181.34701 Month
19 Dec 20171.33866 Months
17 Jun 20171.27761 Year
17 Jun 20161.43592 Years
18 Jun 20131.56455 Years
19 Jun 20081.971410 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.13831 Week
18 May 20181.14251 Month
19 Dec 20171.13086 Months
17 Jun 20171.14111 Year
17 Jun 20161.27342 Years
18 Jun 20131.16835 Years
19 Jun 20081.272210 Years

FKP/GBP - Falkland Islands pound to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.00001 Week
18 May 20181.00001 Month
19 Dec 20171.00006 Months
17 Jun 20171.00001 Year
17 Jun 20161.00002 Years
18 Jun 20131.00005 Years
19 Jun 20080.999810 Years

FKP/JPY - Falkland Islands pound to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 2018146.82091 Week
18 May 2018149.25121 Month
19 Dec 2017151.26826 Months
17 Jun 2017141.65441 Year
17 Jun 2016149.69542 Years
18 Jun 2013149.03115 Years
19 Jun 2008212.683810 Years

FKP/AUD - Falkland Islands pound to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.76461 Week
18 May 20181.79341 Month
19 Dec 20171.74936 Months
17 Jun 20171.67621 Year
17 Jun 20161.94142 Years
18 Jun 20131.65075 Years
19 Jun 20082.076010 Years

FKP/CAD - Falkland Islands pound to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20181.73961 Week
18 May 20181.73671 Month
19 Dec 20171.72416 Months
17 Jun 20171.68821 Year
17 Jun 20161.85342 Years
18 Jun 20131.59625 Years
19 Jun 20081.999510 Years