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Foreign Exchange Guide to Honduras

Read this currency guide to Honduras with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/HNL=24.52]

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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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Popular HNL cross rates

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.04091 Week
18 Jan 20190.04091 Month
21 Aug 20180.04166 Months
17 Feb 20180.04231 Year
17 Feb 20170.04252 Years
18 Feb 20140.05075 Years
19 Feb 20090.052910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.03611 Week
18 Jan 20190.03601 Month
21 Aug 20180.03606 Months
17 Feb 20180.03411 Year
17 Feb 20170.04012 Years
18 Feb 20140.03695 Years
19 Feb 20090.041710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.03161 Week
18 Jan 20190.03171 Month
21 Aug 20180.03236 Months
17 Feb 20180.03021 Year
17 Feb 20170.03432 Years
18 Feb 20140.03045 Years
19 Feb 20090.036910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20194.49451 Week
18 Jan 20194.48611 Month
21 Aug 20184.58426 Months
17 Feb 20184.50111 Year
17 Feb 20174.79872 Years
18 Feb 20145.18985 Years
19 Feb 20094.974710 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.05761 Week
18 Jan 20190.05701 Month
21 Aug 20180.05666 Months
17 Feb 20180.05361 Year
17 Feb 20170.05552 Years
18 Feb 20140.05625 Years
19 Feb 20090.081810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.05431 Week
18 Jan 20190.05421 Month
21 Aug 20180.05436 Months
17 Feb 20180.05321 Year
17 Feb 20170.05572 Years
18 Feb 20140.05565 Years
19 Feb 20090.066310 Years

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