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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
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East Caribbean Dollar
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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 and trend for the previous 3 months:

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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XCD/USD - East Caribbean Dollar to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.370019 Aug 2019
1 Week0.370013 Aug 2019
1 Month0.370021 Jul 2019
6 Months0.370021 Feb 2019
1 Year0.370020 Aug 2018
5 Years0.370221 Aug 2014
10 Years0.378022 Aug 2009

XCD/EUR - East Caribbean Dollar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.333919 Aug 2019
1 Week0.331113 Aug 2019
1 Month0.329921 Jul 2019
6 Months0.326321 Feb 2019
1 Year0.322020 Aug 2018
5 Years0.278721 Aug 2014
10 Years0.263722 Aug 2009

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

1 Day0.305119 Aug 2019
1 Week0.306713 Aug 2019
1 Month0.295821 Jul 2019
6 Months0.283821 Feb 2019
1 Year0.289020 Aug 2018
5 Years0.223321 Aug 2014
10 Years0.228822 Aug 2009

XCD/AUD - East Caribbean Dollar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.547719 Aug 2019
1 Week0.544413 Aug 2019
1 Month0.525421 Jul 2019
6 Months0.520621 Feb 2019
1 Year0.504420 Aug 2018
5 Years0.397921 Aug 2014
10 Years0.453122 Aug 2009

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