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Foreign Exchange Guide to Saint Lucia

Latest market mid-rate: 1.0 =

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East Caribbean dollar
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The domestic currency in Saint Lucia is the East Caribbean dollar with currency code XCD. Read this foreign exchange guide to Saint Lucia and the East Caribbean dollar with money transfer and travel tips plus East Caribbean dollar exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

  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 XCD 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.

XCD-USD 3 Month chart
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XCD currency converter

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  1. Compare XCD travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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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.


Travel Money for Saint Lucia

Compare $XCD Cash rates


Sending money to Saint Lucia

How to save when sending money 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 3 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

Compare $XCD Transfer Rates


East Caribbean dollar - exchange rates - live and historic

Major XCD cross rates
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XCD/USD - East Caribbean dollar to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
13 May 20180.37001 Week
20 Apr 20180.37001 Month
21 Nov 20170.37006 Months
20 May 20170.37001 Year
20 May 20160.37002 Years
21 May 20130.37015 Years
22 May 20080.375010 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
13 May 20180.30961 Week
20 Apr 20180.30051 Month
21 Nov 20170.31516 Months
20 May 20170.33011 Year
20 May 20160.32972 Years
21 May 20130.28705 Years
22 May 20080.238710 Years

XCD/GBP - East Caribbean dollar to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
13 May 20180.27311 Week
20 Apr 20180.26421 Month
21 Nov 20170.27936 Months
20 May 20170.28381 Year
20 May 20160.25512 Years
21 May 20130.24425 Years
22 May 20080.189310 Years

XCD/JPY - East Caribbean dollar to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
13 May 201840.44961 Week
20 Apr 201839.84571 Month
21 Nov 201741.56746 Months
20 May 201741.17041 Year
20 May 201640.73682 Years
21 May 201337.97285 Years
22 May 200838.992610 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
13 May 20180.49001 Week
20 Apr 20180.48201 Month
21 Nov 20170.48786 Months
20 May 20170.49611 Year
20 May 20160.51222 Years
21 May 20130.37765 Years
22 May 20080.391810 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
13 May 20180.47291 Week
20 Apr 20180.47261 Month
21 Nov 20170.47276 Months
20 May 20170.49991 Year
20 May 20160.48492 Years
21 May 20130.38015 Years
22 May 20080.369310 Years