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USD to WST - Rate Guide

United States Dollar to Samoan Tala 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.

 

USD/WST update & alerts

1 USD = 2.6449 WST

At 2.6449 USD/WST was trading near its 90-DAY average 2.6452 with HIGH-LOW 2.6733-2.6084. There are currently no alerts. Updated: 14:08-AEDT 04:08-BST 23:08-EDT
 

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USD/WST Exchange Rates and Providers Compared

This guide to the United States Dollar to Samoan Tala exchange rate with 90-day chart & alerts, historic rates, forecasts and USD to WST comparison tables for foreign transfers and travel money rates and fees on offer by banks and foreign exchange providers. Calculate amounts and rate margins with the USD/WST Calculator.

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United States Dollar

Samoan Tala

1 USD 2.6449 WST
5 USD 13.22 WST
10 USD 26.45 WST
20 USD 52.90 WST
50 USD 132.25 WST
100 USD 264.49 WST
250 USD 661.23 WST
500 USD 1,322.45 WST
1,000 USD 2,644.90 WST
2,000 USD 5,289.80 WST
5,000 USD 13,224.50 WST
10,000 USD 26,449.00 WST
50,000 USD 132,245.00 WST
100,000 USD 264,490.00 WST
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United States Dollar

Samoan Tala

0.3781 USD 1 WST
1.8905 USD 5 WST
3.7810 USD 10 WST
7.5620 USD 20 WST
18.91 USD 50 WST
37.81 USD 100 WST
94.53 USD 250 WST
189.05 USD 500 WST
378.10 USD 1,000 WST
756.20 USD 2,000 WST
1,890.50 USD 5,000 WST
3,781.00 USD 10,000 WST
18,905.00 USD 50,000 WST
37,810.00 USD 100,000 WST
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USD/WST - Historical Trends

This table shows historic rates and trends of United States Dollar to Samoan Tala over periods upto 10 years.

PeriodChange*USD/WSTDate
1 Day-0.3%2.652417 Oct 2019
7 Day-0.4%2.656011 Oct 2019
30 Day0%2.643818 Sep 2019
3 Month+0.6%2.629820 Jul 2019
1 Year+1%2.619918 Oct 2018
5 Year+11.3%2.377019 Oct 2014
10 Year+4%2.543820 Oct 2009

*For period to 18-Oct 21UTC when USD/WST was 2.6449

You can use our USD interactive charts to check USDWST historic trends.

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USD and WST in the Markets

When determining the best time to make a foreign exchange transaction, in this case the USD vs WST, 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.

 

Samoan Tala (WST)

No recent Samoan Tala market updates.

Why can't I just get the USD/WST 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 / WST 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.

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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