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Foreign Exchange Guide to Sierra Leone

Read this currency guide to Sierra Leone with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/SLL=8390]

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

In this Sierra Leone currency guide we take a look at :

  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 USD to SLL 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-SLL 3 Month chart
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Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Sierra Leone


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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Major SLL cross rates

SLL/USD - Sierra Leonean Leone to United States Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.0001191 Week
19 Oct 20180.0001191 Month
22 May 20180.0001286 Months
18 Nov 20170.0001311 Year
18 Nov 20160.0001792 Years
19 Nov 20130.0002305 Years
20 Nov 20080.00033510 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.0001051 Week
19 Oct 20180.0001031 Month
22 May 20180.0001096 Months
18 Nov 20170.0001111 Year
18 Nov 20160.0001692 Years
19 Nov 20130.0001705 Years
20 Nov 20080.00026810 Years

SLL/GBP - Sierra Leonean Leone to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.0000921 Week
19 Oct 20180.0000911 Month
22 May 20180.0000966 Months
18 Nov 20170.0000991 Year
18 Nov 20160.0001452 Years
19 Nov 20130.0001435 Years
20 Nov 20080.00022610 Years

SLL/JPY - Sierra Leonean Leone to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.01361 Week
19 Oct 20180.01341 Month
22 May 20180.01426 Months
18 Nov 20170.01471 Year
18 Nov 20160.01982 Years
19 Nov 20130.02315 Years
20 Nov 20080.031810 Years

SLL/AUD - Sierra Leonean Leone to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.0001651 Week
19 Oct 20180.0001671 Month
22 May 20180.0001696 Months
18 Nov 20170.0001731 Year
18 Nov 20160.0002442 Years
19 Nov 20130.0002445 Years
20 Nov 20080.00054110 Years

SLL/CAD - Sierra Leonean Leone to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
11 Nov 20180.0001571 Week
19 Oct 20180.0001561 Month
22 May 20180.0001656 Months
18 Nov 20170.0001671 Year
18 Nov 20160.0002412 Years
19 Nov 20130.0002415 Years
20 Nov 20080.00042810 Years

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