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Foreign Exchange Guide to the French Southern Territories

This currency guide to the French Southern Territories helps you choose the best way to save money on EUR transfers and travel money.    [USD/EUR=0.9027]

 
French Southern Territories
Country Code:
TF
Domestic Currency:
Euro
Symbol - Code:
€ EUR

This is a foreign exchange guide to the French Southern Territories, the Euro currency plus sending EUR transfers and travel tips.


In this the French Southern Territories currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Euro info - general info about the Euro
  2. Euro in the markets - recent EUR moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in the French Southern Territories - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Euro cash online - travel money for the French Southern Territories
  5. Sending money to the French Southern Territories - save on Euro bank transfers to the French Southern Territories
  6. Euro exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.
  7. EUR News - the latest Euro related articles from our blog.

Euro (EUR) general currency information


What is the Euro currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Euro is EUR and the symbol is .


Which countries use the Euro?

It is the domestic currency in Eurozone, Aaland Islands, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, French Guinea, French Southern Territories, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Vatican City, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, Reunion, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre And Miquelon, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.

The euro (ISO: EUR) is involved in slightly more than 30% of all foreign exchange deals, and as such, is the world’s second most traded currency, behind the US dollar.

The euro is the currency of the eurozone (officially called the ‘euro area’), which consists of 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union, and is used by almost 350 million Europeans. It was introduced in January 1999.

Of all the thousands of exchange rates that exist in the world, the euro-to-US dollar exchange rate is the most actively traded, or most ‘liquid’.

Since its introduction, the euro’s lowest value against the dollar came in October 2000 when EUR/USD hit lows of 0.8231. The currency was strongest in July 2008, shortly before the worst stage of the 2007-2009 financial crisis, when EUR/USD reached 1.6038.

There are currently more than twenty nations and territories which peg their currencies to the euro, the largest of which is Denmark.


Euro (EUR) in the markets

Euro sentiment dipped in mid-June after the ECB, like other major central banks of the world, ramped up its dovish rhetoric. It said that there was “considerable room” for further quantitative easing and that it would consider negative interest rates. Ordinarily, this would spark an extended euro decline but since other major currencies are also wrestling with easier central bank policies, euro depreciation may be contained.

In spite of Brexit, a slowdown in economic growth, Italian risks and persistently weak inflation — an important measure of inflation expectations fell in June to a record low — the euro did fantastically well against the Australian dollar, New Zealand dollar and British pound between mid-April and mid-June. Due to a stronger US dollar, EUR/USD was down 2 percent on the year at $1.12, close to long-term lows.

For more details read the full article Euro Forecasts.

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

USD/EUR 90-DAY TREND: At 0.9038 USD to EUR is trading near the average 0.9053 with a range 0.8951 to 0.9175. There are no current alerts.
09 Dec, 2019 16:01-EST 21:01-GMT 08:01-AEDT(+1D)

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for the French Southern Territories

 

The French Southern and Antarctic Lands (French: Terres australes et antarctiques françaises, TAAF) is an overseas territory (French: Territoire d'outre-mer or TOM) of France. It consists of: Kerguelen Islands (Archipel des Kerguelen), a group of volcanic islands in the southern Indian Ocean, southeast of Africa, approximately equidistant between Africa, Antarctica and Australia; St. Paul and Amsterdam islands (Îles Saint Paul et Amsterdam), a group to the north of Kerguelen; Crozet Islands (Îles Crozet), a group in the southern Indian Ocean, south of Madagascar; Adélie Land (Terre Adélie), the French claim on the continent of Antarctica; the Scattered Islands (Îles Éparses), a dispersed group of islands around the coast of Madagascar. The territory is sometimes referred to as the French Southern Lands (French: Terres australes françaises) or French Southern Territories, usually to emphasize non-recognition of French sovereignty over Adélie Land as part of the Antarctic Treaty system.

The territory has no permanent civilian population. Those resident consist of visiting military personnel, officials, scientific researchers and support staff.

 

Travel money for the French Southern Territories

 

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

 
Travel Money ProvidersAmount EUR(€)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
Travelex Online US logo
821.50
Best Overall
0.82150^9.09%
U.S. Bank Foreign Currency
U.S. Bank logo
796.90
€25 less
0.7969011.81%
Banks - Average Rate
U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo
788.93
€33 less
0.7969U$1012.69%
Wells Fargo Bank logo
780.96
€41 less
0.7969U$2013.57%
 
Travelex Online US logo
Travelex Online US: Travel Money USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:$0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:0.8215 (9.09% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)821.50
Total Cost:9.09%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Tue Dec 10 2019 06:00:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
U.S. Bank logo
U.S. Bank: Travel Money USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:0
Exchange Rate:0.7969 (11.81% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)796.90
Total Cost:11.81%
Time:6:03 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Travel Money USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:U$10 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.7907 (12.49% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)788.93
Total Cost:12.69%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 
Wells Fargo Bank logo
Wells Fargo Bank: Travel Money USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$1,000
Fee:U$20 USD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.7969 (11.81% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)780.96
Total Cost:13.57%
Time:6:03 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 12/10/2019 - See full table
 

the French Southern Territories Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to the French Southern Territories

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

When sending money to the French Southern Territories 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 Euro 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 EUR amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in the French Southern Territories.

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

 
  

USD to EUR International Money Transfers

  

Foreign Transfer ProvidersReceive EUR(€)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
OFX logo
8,964
Best Overall
0.89640^0.8%
XE logo
8,923
€41 less
0.892301.25%
Wells Fargo Bank logo
8,697.32
€267 less
0.8713183.75%
HSBC logo
8,690.94
€273 less
0.8704U$153.82%
Banks - Average Rate
Bank of America logo U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo HSBC logo
8,638
€326 less
0.8689154.4%
Bank of America International Money Transfers
Bank of America logo
8,582.31
€382 less
0.8669U$1005.02%
U.S. Bank International Money Transfers
U.S. Bank logo
8,582.31
€382 less
0.8669U$1005.02%
 
OFX logo
OFX: Foreign Transfer USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $12 for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:0.8964 (0.8% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)8,964
Total Cost:0.8%
Time:
Rate Fetched: 6:03 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 
XE logo
XE: Foreign Transfer USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:
Exchange Rate:0.8923 (1.25% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)8,923
Total Cost:1.25%
Difference:
€41 EUR less than using OFX
Time:6:03 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
Rating:
 
: 3.5/5.0
Reviews:
 
Wells Fargo Bank logo
Wells Fargo Bank: Foreign Transfer USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:18
Exchange Rate:0.8713 (3.57% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)8,697.32
Total Cost:3.75%
Difference:
€267 EUR less than using OFX
Time:6:03 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
HSBC logo
HSBC: Foreign Transfer USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$15 USD (.15%)
Exchange Rate:0.8704 (3.67% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)8,690.94
Total Cost:3.82%
Difference:
€273 EUR less than using OFX
Time:6:03 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Foreign Transfer USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:0.8651 (4.26% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)8,638
Total Cost:4.4%
Difference:
€326 EUR less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 
Bank of America logo
Bank of America: Foreign Transfer USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.8669 (4.06% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)8,582.31
Total Cost:5.02%
Difference:
€382 EUR less than using OFX
Time:6:03 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
U.S. Bank logo
U.S. Bank: Foreign Transfer USD→EUR
From Amount (USD)U$10,000
Fee:U$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.8669 (4.06% from mid-rate)
To Amount (EUR)8,582.31
Total Cost:5.02%
Difference:
€382 EUR less than using OFX
Time:6:03 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 12/10/2019 - See full table
 

EUR/USD - Euro to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodChange*EUR/USDDate
1 Day+0.1%1.105808 Dec 2019
7 Day-0.1%1.107702 Dec 2019
30 Day+0.4%1.101909 Nov 2019
3 Month+0.1%1.105010 Sep 2019
1 Year-2.9%1.140009 Dec 2018
5 Year-11.1%1.244710 Dec 2014
10 Year-24.4%1.463611 Dec 2009

*For period to 09-Dec 21UTC when EUR/USD was 1.1065

EUR/GBP - Euro to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodChange*EUR/GBPDate
7 Day-1.7%0.856002 Dec 2019
30 Day-2.4%0.862509 Nov 2019
3 Month-5.9%0.894210 Sep 2019
1 Year-6.1%0.896309 Dec 2018
5 Year+6.3%0.792010 Dec 2014
10 Year-6.5%0.900011 Dec 2009

*For period to 09-Dec 21UTC when EUR/GBP was 0.8416

EUR/AUD - Euro to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodChange*EUR/AUDDate
1 Day+0.1%1.617708 Dec 2019
7 Day-0.3%1.624702 Dec 2019
30 Day+0.9%1.605809 Nov 2019
3 Month+0.5%1.611210 Sep 2019
1 Year+2%1.587509 Dec 2018
5 Year+8.3%1.496310 Dec 2014
10 Year+1.1%1.602011 Dec 2009

*For period to 09-Dec 21UTC when EUR/AUD was 1.6199

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