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Foreign Exchange Guide to Moldova

Latest market mid-rate: 1.0 =

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Moldovan leu
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The domestic currency in Moldova is the Moldovan leu with currency code MDL. Read this foreign exchange guide to Moldova and the Moldovan leu with money transfer and travel tips plus Moldovan leu exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

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

Moldovan leu (MDL) general currency information

What is the Moldovan leu currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Moldovan leu is MDL and the symbol is L.

Which countries use the Moldovan leu?

It is the domestic currency in Moldova.

Moldovan leu (MDL) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the MDL 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.

MDL-USD 3 Month chart
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MDL currency converter

Moldova Trip Checklist   

  1. Compare MDL travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Travel money for Moldova

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


Travel Money for Moldova

Compare LMDL Cash rates


Sending money to Moldova

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

When sending money to Moldova 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 Moldovan leu 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 MDL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Moldova.

Use our Send to MDL 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 Moldovan leu deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Moldova

Compare LMDL Transfer Rates


Moldovan leu - exchange rates - live and historic

Major MDL cross rates
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MDL/USD - Moldovan leu to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.05971 Week
18 May 20180.06001 Month
19 Dec 20170.05846 Months
17 Jun 20170.05491 Year
17 Jun 20160.05062 Years
18 Jun 20130.08095 Years
19 Jun 20080.100710 Years

MDL/EUR - Moldovan leu to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.05061 Week
18 May 20180.05091 Month
19 Dec 20170.04936 Months
17 Jun 20170.04901 Year
17 Jun 20160.04492 Years
18 Jun 20130.06045 Years
19 Jun 20080.065010 Years

MDL/GBP - Moldovan leu to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.04451 Week
18 May 20180.04451 Month
19 Dec 20170.04366 Months
17 Jun 20170.04291 Year
17 Jun 20160.03522 Years
18 Jun 20130.05175 Years
19 Jun 20080.051110 Years

MDL/JPY - Moldovan leu to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20186.52901 Week
18 May 20186.64651 Month
19 Dec 20176.59786 Months
17 Jun 20176.08201 Year
17 Jun 20165.27452 Years
18 Jun 20137.70585 Years
19 Jun 200810.862810 Years

MDL/AUD - Moldovan leu to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.07851 Week
18 May 20180.07991 Month
19 Dec 20170.07636 Months
17 Jun 20170.07201 Year
17 Jun 20160.06842 Years
18 Jun 20130.08545 Years
19 Jun 20080.106010 Years

MDL/CAD - Moldovan leu to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.07741 Week
18 May 20180.07731 Month
19 Dec 20170.07526 Months
17 Jun 20170.07251 Year
17 Jun 20160.06532 Years
18 Jun 20130.08255 Years
19 Jun 20080.102110 Years