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Foreign Exchange Guide to Sierra Leone

Read this currency guide to Sierra Leone with money transfer and travel tips.

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Sierra Leonean leone
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This is a foreign exchange guide to Sierra Leone, Sierra Leonean leone currency news plus SLL transfers and travel tips.

In this guide we review :

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

Sierra Leonean leone (SLL) general currency information

What is the Sierra Leonean leone currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Sierra Leonean leone is SLL and the symbol is Le.

Which countries use the Sierra Leonean leone?

It is the domestic currency in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leonean leone (SLL) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the SLL 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.

SLL-USD 3 Month chart
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Travel money for Sierra Leone

Save money and time by Ordering your Sierra Leonean leone online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the SLL 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 Sierra Leonean leone otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.

Sierra Leone Trip Checklist    

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

Sending money to Sierra Leone

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Sierra Leone you need to start with finding out the latest Sierra Leonean leone 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 Sierra Leone

When sending money to Sierra Leone 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 Sierra Leonean leone 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 SLL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Sierra Leone.

Use our Send to SLL 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 Sierra Leonean leone deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leonean leone - exchange rates - live and historic

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SLL/USD - Sierra Leonean leone to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
08 Jul 20180.0001591 Week
15 Jun 20180.0001591 Month
16 Jan 20180.0001306 Months
15 Jul 20170.0001331 Year
15 Jul 20160.0001812 Years
16 Jul 20130.0002315 Years
17 Jul 20080.00034110 Years

SLL/EUR - Sierra Leonean leone to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
08 Jul 20180.0001351 Week
15 Jun 20180.0001361 Month
16 Jan 20180.0001066 Months
15 Jul 20170.0001161 Year
15 Jul 20160.0001642 Years
16 Jul 20130.0001765 Years
17 Jul 20080.00021510 Years

SLL/GBP - Sierra Leonean leone to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
08 Jul 20180.0001191 Week
15 Jun 20180.0001191 Month
16 Jan 20180.0000956 Months
15 Jul 20170.0001021 Year
15 Jul 20160.0001372 Years
16 Jul 20130.0001535 Years
17 Jul 20080.00017010 Years

SLL/JPY - Sierra Leonean leone to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
08 Jul 20180.01751 Week
15 Jun 20180.01761 Month
16 Jan 20180.01446 Months
15 Jul 20170.01501 Year
15 Jul 20160.01902 Years
16 Jul 20130.02295 Years
17 Jul 20080.036210 Years

SLL/AUD - Sierra Leonean leone to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
08 Jul 20180.0002131 Week
15 Jun 20180.0002131 Month
16 Jan 20180.0001646 Months
15 Jul 20170.0001701 Year
15 Jul 20160.0002392 Years
16 Jul 20130.0002505 Years
17 Jul 20080.00035010 Years

SLL/CAD - Sierra Leonean leone to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
08 Jul 20180.0002081 Week
15 Jun 20180.0002091 Month
16 Jan 20180.0001626 Months
15 Jul 20170.0001691 Year
15 Jul 20160.0002352 Years
16 Jul 20130.0002405 Years
17 Jul 20080.00034210 Years