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Foreign Exchange Guide to Honduras

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Honduran lempira
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The domestic currency in Honduras is the Honduran lempira with currency code HNL. Read this foreign exchange guide to Honduras and the Honduran lempira with money transfer and travel tips plus Honduran lempira exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

  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 HNL to USD 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.

HNL-USD 3 Month chart
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HNL currency converter

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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.


Travel Money for Honduras

Compare LHNL Cash rates


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).

Getting a better deal when sending money 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

Compare LHNL Transfer Rates


Honduran lempira - exchange rates - live and historic

Major HNL cross rates
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HNL/USD - Honduran lempira to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.04201 Week
18 May 20180.04201 Month
19 Dec 20170.04246 Months
17 Jun 20170.04261 Year
17 Jun 20160.04412 Years
18 Jun 20130.04935 Years
19 Jun 20080.052910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.03561 Week
18 May 20180.03561 Month
19 Dec 20170.03586 Months
17 Jun 20170.03801 Year
17 Jun 20160.03912 Years
18 Jun 20130.03685 Years
19 Jun 20080.034110 Years

HNL/GBP - Honduran lempira to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.03131 Week
18 May 20180.03121 Month
19 Dec 20170.03176 Months
17 Jun 20170.03331 Year
17 Jun 20160.03072 Years
18 Jun 20130.03155 Years
19 Jun 20080.026810 Years

HNL/JPY - Honduran lempira to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20184.59811 Week
18 May 20184.65531 Month
19 Dec 20174.79356 Months
17 Jun 20174.72321 Year
17 Jun 20164.59562 Years
18 Jun 20134.69715 Years
19 Jun 20085.706710 Years

HNL/AUD - Honduran lempira to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.05531 Week
18 May 20180.05591 Month
19 Dec 20170.05546 Months
17 Jun 20170.05591 Year
17 Jun 20160.05962 Years
18 Jun 20130.05205 Years
19 Jun 20080.055710 Years

HNL/CAD - Honduran lempira to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.05451 Week
18 May 20180.05421 Month
19 Dec 20170.05466 Months
17 Jun 20170.05631 Year
17 Jun 20160.05692 Years
18 Jun 20130.05035 Years
19 Jun 20080.053710 Years