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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 and Travel Money transactions as shown below.


USD to CUP interbank exchange rate = 25.75

Right now the USD/CUP interbank exchange rate is 25.75. It’s also called the mid-market rate or just the mid-rate and is the rate that banks use when trading large amounts of foreign currencies with one another.

It's the reference rate we use to calculate how much you are being charged to convert Cuban Peso to United States Dollar.

Looking for CUP travel money? Then it is important to note that the Cuban Peso is a closed currency. Which means that you will not be able to purchase the currency before departure and will need to buy it upon arrival. For more information and a full list of closed currencies read our guide: What is a closed currency?

A good solution for closed currencies is to use a pre-paid travel card to avoid carrying large amounts of cash and also minimise ATM fees - Compare Travel Cards

This USD/CUP Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Cuban Peso amounts at the market mid-rate. You can also enter your own rates to find out the percentage difference to the latest market rates you are being charged.

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United States Dollar

Cuban Peso

1 USD 25.75 CUP
5 USD 128.75 CUP
10 USD 257.50 CUP
20 USD 515.00 CUP
50 USD 1,287.50 CUP
100 USD 2,575.00 CUP
250 USD 6,437.50 CUP
500 USD 12,875.00 CUP
1,000 USD 25,750.00 CUP
2,000 USD 51,500.00 CUP
5,000 USD 128,750.00 CUP
10,000 USD 257,500.00 CUP
50,000 USD 1,287,500.00 CUP
100,000 USD 2,575,000.00 CUP
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United States Dollar

Cuban Peso

0.0388 USD 1 CUP
0.1942 USD 5 CUP
0.3884 USD 10 CUP
0.7767 USD 20 CUP
1.9418 USD 50 CUP
3.8835 USD 100 CUP
9.7088 USD 250 CUP
19.42 USD 500 CUP
38.84 USD 1,000 CUP
77.67 USD 2,000 CUP
194.18 USD 5,000 CUP
388.35 USD 10,000 CUP
1,941.75 USD 50,000 CUP
3,883.50 USD 100,000 CUP
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United States Dollar to Cuban Peso (USD-CUP) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/CUP exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of USD versus other currencies : USD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
20 Apr 201925.7500Latest
13 Apr 201925.75001 Week0%
21 Mar 201925.75001 Month0%
22 Oct 201825.75006 Months0%
20 Apr 201825.50001 Year+0.98%
20 Apr 201724.72842 Years+4.13%
21 Apr 20141.00155 Years+2471.14%

Why can't I just get the USD/CUP market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The USD/CUP mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / CUP was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however 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.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market USD/CUP midrate the better deal you are getting.

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

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to CUP exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/CUP market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for United States Dollar and Cuban Peso

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs CUP, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Cuban Peso news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

In the third week of April the Dollar Index was rallying strongly towards the mid-97s, slightly below major resistance at 97.70, a break of which would be massively positive for the greenback. The index was up 1.7 percent year-to-date.

The dollar’s strength comes in spite of a dovish surprise in March from the Federal Reserve, which ditched two interest rate hikes from its 2019 projections. Fortunately for dollar holders, the rest of the world has problems and other important central banks also turned dovish, removing much of the incentive for selling USD.

Bloomberg research warned in April of potential for a large upcoming move in the US dollar, up or down. Over the past quarter-century, three prominent troughs in the JPMorgan Global FX Volatility Index were followed by dollar moves over 6-month periods worth 10-15 percent. The index was trading in mid-April at a 5-year low.

Cuban Peso (CUP) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Cuban Peso market updates.