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Foreign Exchange Guide to Saint Lucia

Read this currency guide to Saint Lucia with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/XCD=2.7026]

Saint Lucia
Country Code:
LC
Domestic Currency:
East Caribbean Dollar
Symbol - Code:
$ XCD
Telephone Prefix:
+1758

This is a foreign exchange guide to Saint Lucia, the East Caribbean Dollar currency plus XCD transfers and travel tips.


In this Saint Lucia currency guide we take a look at :

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

East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) general currency information


What is the East Caribbean Dollar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the East Caribbean Dollar is XCD and the symbol is $.


Which countries use the East Caribbean Dollar?

It is the domestic currency in Anguilla, Antigua And Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Kitts And Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent And The Grenadines.


East Caribbean Dollar (XCD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to XCD 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-XCD 3 Month chart
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Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Saint Lucia

 

Travel money for Saint Lucia

 

Save money and time by Ordering your East Caribbean Dollar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the XCD 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 East Caribbean Dollar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

   

Saint Lucia Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Saint Lucia

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Saint Lucia you need to start with finding out the latest East Caribbean Dollar 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 Saint Lucia

When sending money to Saint Lucia 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 East Caribbean Dollar 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 XCD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Saint Lucia.

Use our Send to XCD 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 East Caribbean Dollar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

   

Bank Transfers to Saint Lucia

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Major XCD cross rates


XCD/USD - East Caribbean Dollar to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Oct 20180.37001 Week
14 Sep 20180.37001 Month
17 Apr 20180.37006 Months
14 Oct 20170.37001 Year
14 Oct 20160.37052 Years
15 Oct 20130.37025 Years
16 Oct 20080.377310 Years

XCD/EUR - East Caribbean Dollar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Oct 20180.32111 Week
14 Sep 20180.31821 Month
17 Apr 20180.29916 Months
14 Oct 20170.31301 Year
14 Oct 20160.33772 Years
15 Oct 20130.27365 Years
16 Oct 20080.280710 Years

XCD/GBP - East Caribbean Dollar to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Oct 20180.28191 Week
14 Sep 20180.28321 Month
17 Apr 20180.25886 Months
14 Oct 20170.27851 Year
14 Oct 20160.30402 Years
15 Oct 20130.23155 Years
16 Oct 20080.218510 Years

XCD/JPY - East Caribbean Dollar to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Oct 201842.07471 Week
14 Sep 201841.46271 Month
17 Apr 201839.60116 Months
14 Oct 201741.37761 Year
14 Oct 201638.57402 Years
15 Oct 201336.39905 Years
16 Oct 200838.040010 Years

XCD/AUD - East Caribbean Dollar to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Oct 20180.52451 Week
14 Sep 20180.51741 Month
17 Apr 20180.47646 Months
14 Oct 20170.46901 Year
14 Oct 20160.48632 Years
15 Oct 20130.38855 Years
16 Oct 20080.558010 Years

XCD/CAD - East Caribbean Dollar to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
07 Oct 20180.47911 Week
14 Sep 20180.48251 Month
17 Apr 20180.46486 Months
14 Oct 20170.46131 Year
14 Oct 20160.48772 Years
15 Oct 20130.38385 Years
16 Oct 20080.449110 Years