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CAD to SAR - Rate Guide

Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal exchange rates aren't all the same.

The total cost you are charged by your bank or foreign exchange provider consists of a margin from the interbank mid-rate plus fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money/Card transactions as shown below.

 

1 CAD = 2.8344 SAR

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CAD to SAR - Trading Range (90 Day)
ALERT: 14-DAY HIGHS 🔔 |
CAD/SAR at 2.8354 is trading near the 90-day average 2.8458 with a range 2.8158 to 2.8938. ALERT: CAD/SAR has risen to 14-DAY HIGHS.
19-Feb-2020 16:NY 21:LON 08:SYD+1d

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Quick Conversions from Canadian Dollar to Saudi Riyal

CAD

SAR

C$ 1
2.8344
C$ 5
14.17
C$ 10
28.34
C$ 20
56.69
C$ 50
141.72
C$ 100
283.44
C$ 250
708.60
C$ 500
1,417
C$ 1,000
2,834
C$ 2,000
5,669
C$ 5,000
14,172
C$ 10,000
28,344
C$ 50,000
141,720
C$ 100,000
283,440
More amounts

CAD

SAR

C$ 0.3528
1
C$ 1.7640
5
C$ 3.5280
10
C$ 7.0560
20
C$ 17.64
50
C$ 35.28
100
C$ 88.20
250
C$ 176.40
500
C$ 352.80
1,000
C$ 705.60
2,000
C$ 1,764
5,000
C$ 3,528
10,000
C$ 17,640
50,000
C$ 35,280
100,000
More amounts

To calculate specific CAD/SAR amounts use our Convert CAD to SAR quick calculator.


Comparing Foreign Exchange Providers

The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers, Travel Money and prepaid multi-currency Travel Card transactions.

The Exchange rate you are offered can also vary significantly depending on the transaction type (transfer, cash or card), currency pair and amount. The below table shows an example of total costs charged by FX specialists and banks for CAD/SAR International Money Transfers. Costs are calculated against the current interbank mid-rate.

 
  

CAD to SAR International Money Transfers

  

Foreign Transfer Providers Receive SAR(﷼)Exchange RateFee CADTotal CostDeal Links
OFX logo
27,380
Best Overall
2.7380^3.42%
TD Canada Trust logo
27,000
﷼380 less
2.7273C$1004.76%
HSBC logo
26,805
﷼575 less
2.6845C$155.45%
Banks - Average Rate
Coast Capital Savings logo Scotiabank logo HSBC logo TD Canada Trust logo Royal Bank of Canada logo
26,658
﷼722 less
2.6881155.97%
Coast Capital Savings International Money Transfers
Coast Capital Savings logo
26,604
﷼776 less
2.6873C$1006.16%
Scotiabank logo
26,577
﷼803 less
2.6845C$1006.25%
Royal Bank of Canada logo
26,305
﷼1,075 less
2.6571C$1007.21%
 
OFX logo
OFX: Foreign Transfer CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$10,000
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $15 for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:2.7380 (3.42% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)27,380
Total Cost:3.42%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Thu Feb 20 2020 06:06:25 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 
TD Canada Trust logo
TD Canada Trust: Foreign Transfer CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$10,000
Fee:C$100 CAD (1%)
Exchange Rate:2.7273 (3.8% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)27,000
Total Cost:4.76%
Difference:
﷼380 SAR less than using OFX
Time:6:07 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
HSBC logo
HSBC: Foreign Transfer CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$10,000
Fee:C$15 CAD (.15%)
Exchange Rate:2.6845 (5.31% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)26,805
Total Cost:5.45%
Difference:
﷼575 SAR less than using OFX
Time:6:07 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Foreign Transfer CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$10,000
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:2.6933 (5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)26,658
Total Cost:5.97%
Difference:
﷼722 SAR less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 
Coast Capital Savings logo
Coast Capital Savings: Foreign Transfer CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$10,000
Fee:C$100 CAD (1%)
Exchange Rate:2.6873 (5.21% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)26,604
Total Cost:6.16%
Difference:
﷼776 SAR less than using OFX
Time:6:07 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Scotiabank logo
Scotiabank: Foreign Transfer CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$10,000
Fee:C$100 CAD (1%)
Exchange Rate:2.6845 (5.31% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)26,577
Total Cost:6.25%
Difference:
﷼803 SAR less than using OFX
Time:6:07 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Royal Bank of Canada logo
Royal Bank of Canada: Foreign Transfer CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$10,000
Fee:C$100 CAD (1%)
Exchange Rate:2.6571 (6.28% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)26,305
Total Cost:7.21%
Difference:
﷼1,075 SAR less than using OFX
Time:6:07 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 02/20/2020 - View latest rates
 

Example of the margins and possible savings when you order travel money online with a currency specialist rather than in-person from banks and currency kiosks.

Travel Money Providers Amount SAR(﷼)Exchange RateFee CADTotal CostDeal Links
Travelex Online CA logo
2,735.8
Best Overall
2.7358$03.5%
Royal Bank of Canada logo
2,675.6
﷼60 less
2.675605.62%
TD Canada Trust logo
2,648.2
﷼88 less
2.648206.59%
Banks - Average Rate
Scotiabank logo TD Canada Trust logo Royal Bank of Canada logo
2,641
﷼95 less
2.6592C$106.83%
Scotiabank logo
2,600.63
﷼135 less
2.6537C$208.27%
 
Travelex Online CA logo
Travelex Online CA: Travel Money CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$1,000
Fee:$0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:2.7358 (3.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)2,735.8
Total Cost:3.5%
Time:
Rate Fetched: 6:07 Local
Currency Services:FREE Home delivery & Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
Royal Bank of Canada logo
Royal Bank of Canada: Travel Money CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$1,000
Fee:
Exchange Rate:2.6756 (5.62% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)2,675.6
Total Cost:5.62%
Time:6:07 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
 
TD Canada Trust logo
TD Canada Trust: Travel Money CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$1,000
Fee:
Exchange Rate:2.6482 (6.59% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)2,648.2
Total Cost:6.59%
Time:6:07 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Banks - Average Rate
Travel Money CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$1,000
Fee:C$10 CAD (1%)
Exchange Rate:2.4806 (12.5% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)2,641
Total Cost:6.83%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 
Scotiabank logo
Scotiabank: Travel Money CAD→SAR
From Amount (CAD)C$1,000
Fee:C$20 CAD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:2.6537 (6.4% from mid-rate)
To Amount (SAR)2,600.63
Total Cost:8.27%
Time:6:07 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 02/20/2020 - View latest rates
 

Country Guides (CAD & SAR)

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CAD and SAR in the Markets

When determining the best time to make a foreign exchange transaction, in this case the CAD vs SAR, you should pay attention to the recent market trends for both currencies.

Canadian Dollar (CAD)

Growing fears of the coronavirus outbreak has moved the market into safer currencies such as the USD and away from AUD, NZD and CAD.

The threat of proxy war between the US and Iran in Iraq also pared back some of the gains the Loonie had made coming into the New Year.

The Canadian dollar was range bound during the second half of 2019 oscillating between US75c and US76.5c. Mid-year the loonie stormed ahead in June and July, rising to what turned out to be the 2019 high against the US dollar of US76.7cents and to 8-month highs against the euro, pound, Australian and New Zealand dollars. Against the Aussie, a minimal additional increase would take CAD to a 9-year high.

Supporting the loonie was a 10 percent rise in the oil price (oil is among Canada’s most exported products but is volatile and can’t be relied upon), a large and welcome jump in inflation, and dovishness at major central banks of the world, including the Federal Reserve, ECB and RBA.

The USMCA was signed by the United States, Mexico and Canadian on November 30 at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires. Any delay to Canadian ratification of the USMCA trade deal would have likely depressed sentiment on Canada’s currency.

Read more in the article CAD Forecasts.

 

Saudi Riyal (SAR)

No recent Saudi Riyal market updates.


How to get Best CAD to SAR Exchange Rates

All foreign exchange providers charge a fee for providing their service and this fee is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

What is a good CAD to SAR exchange rate?

This is a difficult question and the answer really depends on many factors. The best way to consider an exchange rate's relative value is to look at the rate's history.

The following table looks at the change in the CAD to SAR exchange rate to the present day for periods going back upto 10 years.

PeriodChange*CAD/SARDate
1 Day+0.2%2.830018 Feb 2020
7 Day+0.2%2.829012 Feb 2020
30 Day-1.4%2.876020 Jan 2020
3 Month+0.4%2.823621 Nov 2019
1 Year-0.1%2.838819 Feb 2019
5 Year-5.3%2.995720 Feb 2015
10 Year-20.9%3.583321 Feb 2010

*For period to 19-Feb 21UTC when CAD/SAR was 2.8356

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