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Foreign Exchange Guide to Honduras

Read this currency guide to Honduras with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/HNL=24.4943]

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Honduran Lempira
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Honduras, the Honduran Lempira currency plus HNL transfers and travel tips.

In this Honduras currency guide we take a look at :

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

Honduran Lempira (HNL) general currency information

What is the Honduran Lempira currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Honduran Lempira is HNL and the symbol is L.

Which countries use the Honduran Lempira?

It is the domestic currency in Honduras.

Honduran Lempira (HNL) in the markets

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

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Honduras


Travel money for Honduras


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


Honduras Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare HNL travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Honduras
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Honduras

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

When sending money to Honduras 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 Honduran Lempira 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 HNL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Honduras.

Use our Send to HNL 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 Honduran Lempira deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Honduras

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HNL/USD - Honduran Lempira to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.040818 Aug 2019
1 Week0.040812 Aug 2019
1 Month0.040920 Jul 2019
6 Months0.040820 Feb 2019
1 Year0.041619 Aug 2018
5 Years0.047520 Aug 2014
10 Years0.052921 Aug 2009

HNL/EUR - Honduran Lempira to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.036818 Aug 2019
1 Week0.036412 Aug 2019
1 Month0.036420 Jul 2019
6 Months0.036020 Feb 2019
1 Year0.036419 Aug 2018
5 Years0.035820 Aug 2014
10 Years0.036921 Aug 2009

HNL/GBP - Honduran Lempira to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.033618 Aug 2019
1 Week0.033812 Aug 2019
1 Month0.032720 Jul 2019
6 Months0.031320 Feb 2019
1 Year0.032719 Aug 2018
5 Years0.028620 Aug 2014
10 Years0.032021 Aug 2009

HNL/AUD - Honduran Lempira to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.060218 Aug 2019
1 Week0.060412 Aug 2019
1 Month0.058020 Jul 2019
6 Months0.056920 Feb 2019
1 Year0.057019 Aug 2018
5 Years0.051120 Aug 2014
10 Years0.063421 Aug 2009

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