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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.

 

Compare USD/SAR Exchange Rates

The below table is a snapshot of the costs charged by FX specialists and banks for USD/SAR International Money Transfers. Costs are calculated against the amount when USD is converted to SAR at mid-rate.

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Foreign Transfer Providers
Ratings & Reviews
Receive SAR(﷼)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostTransfer ServicesTransfer SpeedDeal Links
 
OFX logo
36,389 SAR
Best Overall
3.63890^2.97%Bank Transfers - Online & Phone, Foreign Currency Accounts1-2 days
Wells Fargo Bank logo
35,633 SAR
756 SAR
3.5697184.98%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
HSBC logo
35,607 SAR
782 SAR
3.566$155.05%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
Banks - Average Rate
Bank of America logo U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo HSBC logo
35,390 SAR
999 SAR
3.5596155.63%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
Bank of America International Money Transfers
Bank of America logo
35,159 SAR
1,230 SAR
3.5514$1006.25%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
U.S. Bank International Money Transfers
U.S. Bank logo
35,159 SAR
1,230 SAR
3.5514$1006.25%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
 
OFX: Foreign Transfer USD→SAR
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $12 for smaller transfers)
Exchange Rate:3.6389 (2.97% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:36,389 SAR
Total Cost:2.97%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sat Apr 20 2019 16:04:03 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→SAR
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:18
Exchange Rate:3.5697 (4.81% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:35,633 SAR
Total Cost:4.98%
Difference:
756 SAR less than using OFX
Time:18:01 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

HSBC logoHSBC

HSBC: Foreign Transfer USD→SAR
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:$15 USD (.15%)
Exchange Rate:3.5660 (4.91% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:35,607 SAR
Total Cost:5.05%
Difference:
782 SAR less than using OFX
Time:18:01 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Foreign Transfer USD→SAR
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:3.5442 (5.49% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:35,390 SAR
Total Cost:5.63%
Difference:
999 SAR 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→SAR
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:3.5514 (5.3% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:35,159 SAR
Total Cost:6.25%
Difference:
1,230 SAR less than using OFX
Time:18:01 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→SAR
USD amount:$10,000 USD
Fee:$100 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:3.5514 (5.3% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:35,159 SAR
Total Cost:6.25%
Difference:
1,230 SAR less than using OFX
Time:18:01 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

The below table shows a snapshot 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.

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Travel Money Providers
Ratings & Reviews
Amount SAR(﷼)Exchange RateFee USDTotal CostCurrency ServicesDelivery/CollectDeal Links
U.S. Bank Foreign Currency
U.S. Bank logo
3,510.4 SAR
Compare
3.510406.39%Branch-
Banks - Average Rate
U.S. Bank logo Wells Fargo Bank logo
3,475 SAR
35 SAR
3.5104$107.33%Branch-
Wells Fargo Bank logo
3,440.19 SAR
70 SAR
3.5104$208.27%Branch-
 
Travelex Online US logo
3,334.8 SAR
176 SAR
3.33480^11.08%Online order, Branch pickup, Home delivery2-3 days
 

U.S. Bank logoU.S. Bank

U.S. Bank: Travel Money USD→SAR
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:0
Exchange Rate:3.5104 (6.39% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:3,510.4 SAR
Total Cost:6.39%
Time:18:01 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Travel Money USD→SAR
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:$10 USD (1%)
Exchange Rate:3.2814 (12.5% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:3,475 SAR
Total Cost:7.33%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
 

Wells Fargo Bank logoWells Fargo Bank

Wells Fargo Bank: Travel Money USD→SAR
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:$20 USD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:3.5104 (6.39% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:3,440.19 SAR
Total Cost:8.27%
Time:18:01 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
Travelex Online US: Travel Money USD→SAR
USD amount:$1,000 USD
Fee:$0 - No fees for Debit & Credit Cards
Exchange Rate:3.3348 (11.08% from mid-rate)
SAR amount:3,334.8 SAR
Total Cost:11.08%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sat Apr 20 2019 16:15:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Online order, Branch pickup, Home delivery
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
 

USD to SAR interbank exchange rate = 3.7502

Right now the USD/SAR interbank exchange rate is 3.7502. 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 Saudi Riyal to United States Dollar.

This USD/SAR Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Saudi Riyal 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

Saudi Riyal

1 USD 3.7502 SAR
5 USD 18.75 SAR
10 USD 37.50 SAR
20 USD 75.00 SAR
50 USD 187.51 SAR
100 USD 375.02 SAR
250 USD 937.55 SAR
500 USD 1,875.10 SAR
1,000 USD 3,750.20 SAR
2,000 USD 7,500.40 SAR
5,000 USD 18,751.00 SAR
10,000 USD 37,502.00 SAR
50,000 USD 187,510.00 SAR
100,000 USD 375,020.00 SAR
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United States Dollar

Saudi Riyal

0.2667 USD 1 SAR
1.3335 USD 5 SAR
2.6670 USD 10 SAR
5.3340 USD 20 SAR
13.34 USD 50 SAR
26.67 USD 100 SAR
66.68 USD 250 SAR
133.35 USD 500 SAR
266.70 USD 1,000 SAR
533.40 USD 2,000 SAR
1,333.50 USD 5,000 SAR
2,667.00 USD 10,000 SAR
13,335.00 USD 50,000 SAR
26,670.00 USD 100,000 SAR
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United States Dollar to Saudi Riyal (USD-SAR) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/SAR 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 20193.7502Latest
13 Apr 20193.75041 Week-0.01%
21 Mar 20193.75061 Month-0.01%
22 Oct 20183.75226 Months-0.05%
20 Apr 20183.75031 Year0%
20 Apr 20173.75032 Years0%
21 Apr 20143.75275 Years-0.07%
22 Apr 20093.750110 Years0%

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

The USD/SAR 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 / SAR 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/SAR 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 SAR exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/SAR 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 Saudi Riyal

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 SAR, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Saudi Riyal 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.

Saudi Riyal (SAR) - Market news and forecasts

No recent Saudi Riyal market updates.