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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 WST mid-rate = 2.6055

Right now the USD/WST market mid-rate is 2.6055 and represents ideally how many Samoan Tala you can get for one United States Dollar.

This USD/WST Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Samoan Tala amounts at the market mid-rate:

USD / WST mid-rate converter


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1 United States Dollar equals
2.6055 Samoan Tala

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United States Dollar

Samoan Tala

1 USD 2.6055 WST
5 USD 13.03 WST
10 USD 26.06 WST
20 USD 52.11 WST
50 USD 130.28 WST
100 USD 260.55 WST
250 USD 651.38 WST
500 USD 1,302.75 WST
1,000 USD 2,605.50 WST
2,000 USD 5,211.00 WST
5,000 USD 13,027.50 WST
10,000 USD 26,055.00 WST
50,000 USD 130,275.00 WST
100,000 USD 260,550.00 WST
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United States Dollar

Samoan Tala

0.3838 USD 1 WST
1.9190 USD 5 WST
3.8380 USD 10 WST
7.6760 USD 20 WST
19.19 USD 50 WST
38.38 USD 100 WST
95.95 USD 250 WST
191.90 USD 500 WST
383.80 USD 1,000 WST
767.60 USD 2,000 WST
1,919.00 USD 5,000 WST
3,838.00 USD 10,000 WST
19,190.00 USD 50,000 WST
38,380.00 USD 100,000 WST
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United States Dollar to Samoan Tala (USD-WST) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/WST 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
22 Feb 20192.6055Latest
15 Feb 20192.60751 Week-0.08%
23 Jan 20192.61091 Month-0.21%
26 Aug 20182.58856 Months+0.66%
22 Feb 20182.50201 Year+4.14%
22 Feb 20172.51062 Years+3.78%
23 Feb 20142.33875 Years+11.41%
24 Feb 20093.008610 Years-13.4%

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

The USD/WST 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 / WST 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/WST 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 WST exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/WST 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 Samoan Tala

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 WST, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Samoan Tala news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

26-January-19: 2018 was a reasonable year for the dollar. Measured by the US Dollar Index, the greenback appreciated by 4 percent, which was much better than 2017’s 10 percent loss. It was, though, something of a stuttering end to 2018 and the dollar has had mixed fortunes in early 2019.

In December, after lifting US interest rates to 2.25-2.5 percent, the Fed lowered its expectations for future hikes due to so-called “cross currents” (China, Brexit, trade wars etc.). Skepticism among analysts over future Fed hikes has for some time been the main reason for dollar pessimism for 2019, but now, there is also the prospect of a US economic slowdown to contend with.

“A slowdown in the economy is likely to weigh on USD particularly in the second half of this year,” a CIBC researcher said in January.

Of the same opinion was an expert at ING, who argued that the dollar is soon to “embark on a gradual long-term bearish trend.”

January’s extended US government shutdown also has dollar-negative ramifications. Not only is the shutdown likely to hit first-quarter GDP growth, disagreements within Congress bode poorly for the future of potentially inflationary fiscal spending.

Samoan Tala (WST) - Market news and forecasts

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Currency News and Forecasts - United States Dollar

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