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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 HNL interbank exchange rate = 24.55

Right now the USD/HNL interbank exchange rate is 24.55. 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 Honduran Lempira to United States Dollar.

This USD/HNL Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Honduran Lempira 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

Honduran Lempira

1 USD 24.55 HNL
5 USD 122.75 HNL
10 USD 245.50 HNL
20 USD 491.00 HNL
50 USD 1,227.50 HNL
100 USD 2,455.00 HNL
250 USD 6,137.50 HNL
500 USD 12,275.00 HNL
1,000 USD 24,550.00 HNL
2,000 USD 49,100.00 HNL
5,000 USD 122,750.00 HNL
10,000 USD 245,500.00 HNL
50,000 USD 1,227,500.00 HNL
100,000 USD 2,455,000.00 HNL
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United States Dollar

Honduran Lempira

0.0407 USD 1 HNL
0.2037 USD 5 HNL
0.4073 USD 10 HNL
0.8147 USD 20 HNL
2.0367 USD 50 HNL
4.0733 USD 100 HNL
10.18 USD 250 HNL
20.37 USD 500 HNL
40.73 USD 1,000 HNL
81.47 USD 2,000 HNL
203.67 USD 5,000 HNL
407.33 USD 10,000 HNL
2,036.65 USD 50,000 HNL
4,073.30 USD 100,000 HNL
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United States Dollar to Honduran Lempira (USD-HNL) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/HNL 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 201924.5500Latest
13 Apr 201924.52271 Week+0.11%
21 Mar 201924.51331 Month+0.15%
22 Oct 201824.09776 Months+1.88%
20 Apr 201823.65501 Year+3.78%
20 Apr 201723.54152 Years+4.28%
21 Apr 201419.14285 Years+28.25%
22 Apr 200918.905010 Years+29.86%

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

The USD/HNL 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 / HNL 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/HNL 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 HNL exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/HNL 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 Honduran Lempira

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 HNL, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Honduran Lempira 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.

Honduran Lempira (HNL) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Honduran Lempira market updates.