Saint Lucia - East Caribbean Dollar - Currency Guide

This is a currency guide to Saint Lucia, the East Caribbean Dollar currency plus sending (XCD) transfers and travel tips for Saint Lucia.

 
 
CountrySaint Lucia
FlagSaint Lucia
Country CodeLC
Domestic Currency East Caribbean Dollar
Currency SymbolX$
Currency CodeXCD
Exchange RateUSD/XCD = 2.7026
Telephone Prefix+1758

Quick Conversions from US Dollar to East Caribbean Dollar

USD

XCD

U$ 1
X$ 2.7026
U$ 5
X$ 13.51
U$ 10
X$ 27.03
U$ 20
X$ 54.05
U$ 50
X$ 135.13
U$ 100
X$ 270.26
U$ 250
X$ 675.65
U$ 500
X$ 1,351
U$ 1,000
X$ 2,703
U$ 2,000
X$ 5,405
U$ 5,000
X$ 13,513
U$ 10,000
X$ 27,026
U$ 50,000
X$ 135,130
U$ 100,000
X$ 270,260
More amounts

USD

XCD

U$ 0.3700
X$ 1
U$ 1.8500
X$ 5
U$ 3.7000
X$ 10
U$ 7.4000
X$ 20
U$ 18.50
X$ 50
U$ 37.00
X$ 100
U$ 92.50
X$ 250
U$ 185.00
X$ 500
U$ 370.00
X$ 1,000
U$ 740.00
X$ 2,000
U$ 1,850
X$ 5,000
U$ 3,700
X$ 10,000
U$ 18,500
X$ 50,000
U$ 37,000
X$ 100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific USD/XCD amounts use our Convert USD to XCD quick calculator.

Saint Lucia Currency Info


Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Saint Lucia?

The domestic currency in Saint Lucia is the East Caribbean Dollar.

What is the East Caribbean Dollar currency code and symbol?

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

How much is U$100 US Dollars in East Caribbean Dollars?

U$ 100 converts to X$ 270.26

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.

Is the East Caribbean Dollar a closed currency?

No, the East Caribbean Dollar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


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:

USD to XCD was steady at the 90-day average 2.7026. There are no current rate alerts.
25-FEB 5PM-NY 10PM-LON | 26-Feb 9AM-SYD

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Saint Lucia

Travel money for Saint Lucia

Save money and time by Ordering your East Caribbean Dollars 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 Dollars otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

 

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  1. Compare XCD travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
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  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 East Caribbean Dollars 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 Dollars deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

 

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East Caribbean Dollar to US Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodXCD/USDDate
1 Day0.370024 Feb 2020
7 Day0.370018 Feb 2020
30 Day0.370026 Jan 2020
3 Month0.370027 Nov 2019
1 Year0.370025 Feb 2019
5 Year0.370226 Feb 2015
10 Year0.382527 Feb 2010

East Caribbean Dollar to Euro - Historical Rates

PeriodXCD/EURDate
1 Day0.341124 Feb 2020
7 Day0.342718 Feb 2020
30 Day0.335626 Jan 2020
3 Month0.336227 Nov 2019
1 Year0.325625 Feb 2019
5 Year0.330626 Feb 2015
10 Year0.281327 Feb 2010

East Caribbean Dollar to Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

PeriodXCD/GBPDate
1 Day0.286324 Feb 2020
7 Day0.284618 Feb 2020
30 Day0.283326 Jan 2020
3 Month0.286227 Nov 2019
1 Year0.281925 Feb 2019
5 Year0.240226 Feb 2015
10 Year0.251327 Feb 2010

East Caribbean Dollar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

PeriodXCD/AUDDate
1 Day0.559724 Feb 2020
7 Day0.552818 Feb 2020
30 Day0.544026 Jan 2020
3 Month0.546727 Nov 2019
1 Year0.515925 Feb 2019
5 Year0.474626 Feb 2015
10 Year0.427727 Feb 2010

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