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Foreign Exchange Guide to Honduras

Read this currency guide to Honduras with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/HNL=24.55]

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Domestic Currency:
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 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.

USD-HNL 3 Month chart
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USDHNL currency converter

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!


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HNL/USD - Honduran Lempira to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.04081 Week
15 Mar 20190.04081 Month
16 Oct 20180.04156 Months
14 Apr 20180.04231 Year
14 Apr 20170.04282 Years
15 Apr 20140.05235 Years
16 Apr 20090.052910 Years

HNL/EUR - Honduran Lempira to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.03641 Week
15 Mar 20190.03601 Month
16 Oct 20180.03596 Months
14 Apr 20180.03431 Year
14 Apr 20170.04032 Years
15 Apr 20140.03785 Years
16 Apr 20090.040110 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.03131 Week
15 Mar 20190.03061 Month
16 Oct 20180.03156 Months
14 Apr 20180.02971 Year
14 Apr 20170.03422 Years
15 Apr 20140.03135 Years
16 Apr 20090.035510 Years

HNL/JPY - Honduran Lempira to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20194.55921 Week
15 Mar 20194.54431 Month
16 Oct 20184.66706 Months
14 Apr 20184.53901 Year
14 Apr 20174.64492 Years
15 Apr 20145.32345 Years
16 Apr 20095.245010 Years

HNL/AUD - Honduran Lempira to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.05751 Week
15 Mar 20190.05751 Month
16 Oct 20180.05826 Months
14 Apr 20180.05451 Year
14 Apr 20170.05642 Years
15 Apr 20140.05595 Years
16 Apr 20090.073510 Years

HNL/CAD - Honduran Lempira to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Apr 20190.05461 Week
15 Mar 20190.05441 Month
16 Oct 20180.05376 Months
14 Apr 20180.05331 Year
14 Apr 20170.05702 Years
15 Apr 20140.05745 Years
16 Apr 20090.063810 Years

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