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Foreign Exchange Guide to Honduras

Read this currency guide to Honduras with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/HNL=24.7749]

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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 Day0.040716 Jun 2019
1 Week0.040010 Jun 2019
1 Month0.042418 May 2019
6 Months0.041019 Dec 2018
1 Year0.041617 Jun 2018
5 Years0.048118 Jun 2014
10 Years0.052919 Jun 2009

HNL/EUR - Honduran Lempira to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.036316 Jun 2019
1 Week0.035410 Jun 2019
1 Month0.038018 May 2019
6 Months0.036019 Dec 2018
1 Year0.035917 Jun 2018
5 Years0.035418 Jun 2014
10 Years0.037919 Jun 2009

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

1 Day0.032316 Jun 2019
1 Week0.031610 Jun 2019
1 Month0.033418 May 2019
6 Months0.032519 Dec 2018
1 Year0.031317 Jun 2018
5 Years0.028318 Jun 2014
10 Years0.032119 Jun 2009

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

1 Day0.059216 Jun 2019
1 Week0.057510 Jun 2019
1 Month0.061818 May 2019
6 Months0.057619 Dec 2018
1 Year0.055917 Jun 2018
5 Years0.051218 Jun 2014
10 Years0.065519 Jun 2009

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