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Foreign Exchange Guide to Lesotho

Read this currency guide to Lesotho with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/LSL=14.0702]

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Lesotho Loti
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Lesotho, the Lesotho Loti currency plus LSL transfers and travel tips.

In this Lesotho currency guide we take a look at :

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

Lesotho Loti (LSL) general currency information

What is the Lesotho Loti currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Lesotho Loti is LSL and the symbol is L.

Which countries use the Lesotho Loti?

It is the domestic currency in Lesotho.

Lesotho Loti (LSL) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to LSL 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-LSL 3 Month chart
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Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Lesotho


Travel money for Lesotho


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


Lesotho Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Lesotho

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

When sending money to Lesotho 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 Lesotho Loti 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 LSL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Lesotho.

Use our Send to LSL 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 Lesotho Loti deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


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LSL/USD - Lesotho Loti to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.07331 Week
18 Jan 20190.07221 Month
21 Aug 20180.06956 Months
17 Feb 20180.08591 Year
17 Feb 20170.07592 Years
18 Feb 20140.09225 Years
19 Feb 20090.099310 Years

LSL/EUR - Lesotho Loti to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.06481 Week
18 Jan 20190.06351 Month
21 Aug 20180.06006 Months
17 Feb 20180.06931 Year
17 Feb 20170.07152 Years
18 Feb 20140.06705 Years
19 Feb 20090.078310 Years

LSL/GBP - Lesotho Loti to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.05671 Week
18 Jan 20190.05611 Month
21 Aug 20180.05386 Months
17 Feb 20180.06131 Year
17 Feb 20170.06112 Years
18 Feb 20140.05535 Years
19 Feb 20090.069210 Years

LSL/JPY - Lesotho Loti to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20198.05471 Week
18 Jan 20197.92601 Month
21 Aug 20187.65236 Months
17 Feb 20189.13751 Year
17 Feb 20178.56082 Years
18 Feb 20149.42835 Years
19 Feb 20099.335510 Years

LSL/AUD - Lesotho Loti to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.10331 Week
18 Jan 20190.10071 Month
21 Aug 20180.09446 Months
17 Feb 20180.10871 Year
17 Feb 20170.09892 Years
18 Feb 20140.10225 Years
19 Feb 20090.153610 Years

LSL/CAD - Lesotho Loti to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.09741 Week
18 Jan 20190.09571 Month
21 Aug 20180.09066 Months
17 Feb 20180.10791 Year
17 Feb 20170.09932 Years
18 Feb 20140.10105 Years
19 Feb 20090.124510 Years

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