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Foreign Exchange Guide to Lesotho

Read this currency guide to Lesotho with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/LSL=14.17]

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Domestic Currency:
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
02 Dec 20180.07241 Week
09 Nov 20180.07101 Month
12 Jun 20180.07616 Months
09 Dec 20170.07361 Year
09 Dec 20160.07272 Years
10 Dec 20130.09685 Years
11 Dec 20080.099010 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.06381 Week
09 Nov 20180.06261 Month
12 Jun 20180.06486 Months
09 Dec 20170.06251 Year
09 Dec 20160.06882 Years
10 Dec 20130.07035 Years
11 Dec 20080.074510 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.05681 Week
09 Nov 20180.05481 Month
12 Jun 20180.05696 Months
09 Dec 20170.05501 Year
09 Dec 20160.05782 Years
10 Dec 20130.05885 Years
11 Dec 20080.066210 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20188.23811 Week
09 Nov 20188.08451 Month
12 Jun 20188.40506 Months
09 Dec 20178.35631 Year
09 Dec 20168.35752 Years
10 Dec 20139.95545 Years
11 Dec 20089.072910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.09821 Week
09 Nov 20180.09821 Month
12 Jun 20180.10056 Months
09 Dec 20170.09811 Year
09 Dec 20160.09752 Years
10 Dec 20130.10585 Years
11 Dec 20080.147610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
02 Dec 20180.09601 Week
09 Nov 20180.09381 Month
12 Jun 20180.09906 Months
09 Dec 20170.09461 Year
09 Dec 20160.09582 Years
10 Dec 20130.10275 Years
11 Dec 20080.122110 Years

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