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Foreign Exchange Guide to the Solomon Islands

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The domestic currency in the Solomon Islands is the Solomon Islands dollar with currency code SBD. Read this foreign exchange guide to the Solomon Islands and the Solomon Islands dollar with money transfer and travel tips plus Solomon Islands dollar exchange cross rates.

In this guide we review :

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

Solomon Islands dollar (SBD) general currency information

What is the Solomon Islands dollar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Solomon Islands dollar is SBD and the symbol is $.

Which countries use the Solomon Islands dollar?

It is the domestic currency in Solomon Islands.

Solomon Islands dollar (SBD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the SBD 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.

SBD-USD 3 Month chart
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SBD currency converter

Solomon Islands Trip Checklist   

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

Travel money for the Solomon Islands

Save money and time by Ordering your Solomon Islands dollar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the SBD 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 Solomon Islands dollar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Travel Money for the Solomon Islands

Compare $SBD Cash rates


Sending money to the Solomon Islands

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to the Solomon Islands you need to start with finding out the latest Solomon Islands 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).

Getting a better deal when sending money to the Solomon Islands

When sending money to the Solomon Islands 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 Solomon Islands 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 SBD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in the Solomon Islands.

Use our Send to SBD 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 Solomon Islands dollar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!


Bank Transfers to the Solomon Islands

Compare $SBD Transfer Rates


Solomon Islands dollar - exchange rates - live and historic

Major SBD cross rates
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SBD/USD - Solomon Islands dollar to U.S. dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.12651 Week
18 May 20180.12781 Month
19 Dec 20170.12926 Months
17 Jun 20170.12761 Year
17 Jun 20160.12822 Years
18 Jun 20130.13915 Years
19 Jun 20080.136210 Years

SBD/EUR - Solomon Islands dollar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.10731 Week
18 May 20180.10841 Month
19 Dec 20170.10916 Months
17 Jun 20170.11391 Year
17 Jun 20160.11372 Years
18 Jun 20130.10385 Years
19 Jun 20080.087910 Years

SBD/GBP - Solomon Islands dollar to British pound sterling - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.09431 Week
18 May 20180.09491 Month
19 Dec 20170.09656 Months
17 Jun 20170.09981 Year
17 Jun 20160.08932 Years
18 Jun 20130.08895 Years
19 Jun 20080.069110 Years

SBD/JPY - Solomon Islands dollar to Japanese yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 201813.84301 Week
18 May 201814.15761 Month
19 Dec 201714.59666 Months
17 Jun 201714.14261 Year
17 Jun 201613.36842 Years
18 Jun 201313.24645 Years
19 Jun 200814.692910 Years

SBD/AUD - Solomon Islands dollar to Australian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.16641 Week
18 May 20180.17011 Month
19 Dec 20170.16886 Months
17 Jun 20170.16731 Year
17 Jun 20160.17342 Years
18 Jun 20130.14675 Years
19 Jun 20080.143410 Years

SBD/CAD - Solomon Islands dollar to Canadian dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Jun 20180.16401 Week
18 May 20180.16471 Month
19 Dec 20170.16646 Months
17 Jun 20170.16851 Year
17 Jun 20160.16552 Years
18 Jun 20130.14195 Years
19 Jun 20080.138110 Years