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Foreign Exchange Guide to Lesotho

Read this currency guide to Lesotho with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/LSL=14.3]

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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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

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!


Bank Transfers to Lesotho

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LSL/USD - Lesotho Loti to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.067516 Jun 2019
1 Week0.067110 Jun 2019
1 Month0.069318 May 2019
6 Months0.069819 Dec 2018
1 Year0.074317 Jun 2018
5 Years0.093118 Jun 2014
10 Years0.123119 Jun 2009

LSL/EUR - Lesotho Loti to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.060216 Jun 2019
1 Week0.059310 Jun 2019
1 Month0.062018 May 2019
6 Months0.061319 Dec 2018
1 Year0.064117 Jun 2018
5 Years0.068618 Jun 2014
10 Years0.088119 Jun 2009

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

1 Day0.053616 Jun 2019
1 Week0.052910 Jun 2019
1 Month0.054418 May 2019
6 Months0.055319 Dec 2018
1 Year0.055917 Jun 2018
5 Years0.054918 Jun 2014
10 Years0.074619 Jun 2009

LSL/AUD - Lesotho Loti to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.098116 Jun 2019
1 Week0.096410 Jun 2019
1 Month0.100918 May 2019
6 Months0.098119 Dec 2018
1 Year0.099817 Jun 2018
5 Years0.099218 Jun 2014
10 Years0.152419 Jun 2009

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