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United States Dollar to Mexican Peso 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 transactions as shown below.

 

This resource page for the United States Dollar to Mexican Peso exchange rate, has news, forecasts and USD to MXN comparison tables for foreign transfers and travel money rates and fees on offer by banks and foreign exchange providers. You can also check an exchange rate margin with our Exchange Rate Checker.

USD/MXN Exchange Rates - How to Compare & Save

Exchange rates can 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 USD/MXN International Money Transfers. Costs are calculated against the current interbank mid-rate.

 

USD to MXN International Money Transfers

  

Foreign Transfer ProvidersReceive MXN($)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
OFX logo
189,600 MXN
Best Overall
18.960^1.23%
Wells Fargo Bank logo
185,665 MXN
3,935 MXN
18.6183.28%
HSBC logo
185,521 MXN
4,079 MXN
18.58$153.36%
Banks - Average Rate
Bank of America logo U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo HSBC logo
184,372 MXN
5,228 MXN
18.55153.95%
Bank of America International Money Transfers
Bank of America logo
183,150 MXN
6,450 MXN
18.5$1004.59%
U.S. Bank International Money Transfers
U.S. Bank logo
183,150 MXN
6,450 MXN
18.5$1004.59%
 
OFX: Foreign Transfer USD→MXN
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $12 for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:18.96 (1.23% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:189,600 MXN
Total Cost:1.23%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Mon Jun 17 2019 16:02:43 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
 

Wells Fargo Bank logoWells Fargo Bank

Wells Fargo Bank: Foreign Transfer USD→MXN
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:18
Exchange Rate:18.6 (3.11% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:185,665 MXN
Total Cost:3.28%
Difference:
3,935 MXN less than using OFX
Time:18:06 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

HSBC logoHSBC

HSBC: Foreign Transfer USD→MXN
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:$15 USD (.15%)
Exchange Rate:18.58 (3.21% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:185,521 MXN
Total Cost:3.36%
Difference:
4,079 MXN less than using OFX
Time:18:06 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Foreign Transfer USD→MXN
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:18.46 (3.84% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:184,372 MXN
Total Cost:3.95%
Difference:
5,228 MXN less than using OFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
 

Bank of America logoBank of America

Bank of America: Foreign Transfer USD→MXN
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:18.5 (3.63% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:183,150 MXN
Total Cost:4.59%
Difference:
6,450 MXN less than using OFX
Time:18:06 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

U.S. Bank logoU.S. Bank

U.S. Bank: Foreign Transfer USD→MXN
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:18.5 (3.63% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:183,150 MXN
Total Cost:4.59%
Difference:
6,450 MXN less than using OFX
Time:18:06 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 06/17/2019 - See full table

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 ProvidersAmount MXN($)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostDeal Links
U.S. Bank Foreign Currency
U.S. Bank logo
17,970 MXN
Compare
17.9706.4%
Banks - Average Rate
U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo
17,791 MXN
179 MXN
17.97$107.34%
Wells Fargo Bank logo
17,611 MXN
359 MXN
17.97$208.27%
Travelex Online US logo
16,979 MXN
991 MXN
16.97920^11.56%
 

U.S. Bank logoU.S. Bank

U.S. Bank: Travel Money USD→MXN
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:0
Exchange Rate:17.97 (6.4% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:17,970 MXN
Total Cost:6.4%
Time:18:07 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Travel Money USD→MXN
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:$10 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:16.8 (12.5% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:17,791 MXN
Total Cost:7.34%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 

Wells Fargo Bank logoWells Fargo Bank

Wells Fargo Bank: Travel Money USD→MXN
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:$20 USD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:17.97 (6.4% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:17,611 MXN
Total Cost:8.27%
Time:18:07 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
Travelex Online US: Travel Money USD→MXN
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:$0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:16.9792 (11.56% from mid-rate)
MXN amount:16,979 MXN
Total Cost:11.56%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Mon Jun 17 2019 16:00:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Online order, Branch pickup, Home delivery
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 06/17/2019 - See full table

USD to MXN interbank exchange rate = 19.1652

 
 

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USD and MXN in the Markets

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

 

United States Dollar (USD)

The US dollar has held its value this year despite a serious escalation in US-China trade tensions, mainly because the greenback is still considered a safer currency to own than most others. After grim employment data on June-7, the Dollar Index was up 0.5 percent on the year (it had fallen 2 percent from May’s 2-year high).

As in other parts of the world, interest rate cuts are now expected in the US following a drastic shift in economic forecasts. At least two Fed cuts are expected this year, with the first most likely to come in July.

Taking the blame for the economic downturn is US President Donald Trump, whose trade policies have set a ball rolling that could wipe $455bn from global output according to the IMF.

Read more in the article USD Forecasts.

 

Mexican Peso (MXN)

At 18.8 per US dollar, the Mexican peso was trading on April-20 close to its strongest level in 6 ½ months, though it was meeting significant resistance (USD/MXN support) at 18.75—a level from which the peso was repelled twice last October, in March, and once already in April.

Boosting the peso has been the thriving oil market. Oil is high on the list of Mexico’s top exports and by April-20 it was up 44 percent for the year to $65 per barrel.

Also supporting the peso has been the dovish turn by the Federal Reserve. With no increase in US interest rates projected this year, the dollar will weaken and the peso should gain value because Mexico holds high levels of dollar-denominated debt, which becomes easier to repay when dollars are cheap and US rates are low.

Earlier this year, ING said that the peso would be among 2019’s best performing emerging market currencies, though newly-formed BlueLine Asset Management said one if its first market bets would be on peso depreciation based on disappointing economic growth.

Why can't I just get the USD/MXN market rate I see online or in the media?

The mid-rate is the rate you will see quoted online or the news. It is actually just the half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / MXN was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

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). Some providers such as Transferwise will quote you the mid-rate (or close to) and charge a separate percentage fee.

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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.

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

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