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We compare the Bahamian Dollar rates from dozens of the UK's biggest currency suppliers including the Post Office, supermarkets, high street banks and specialist online travel money providers, so you can see in an instant who is offering the best deals after commission and delivery charges have been accounted for. Many of our travel money affiliates also offer our customers exclusive exchange rates that are even better than if you go to them direct, and on average our customers save £59 when they compare with us.
Generally speaking, specialist online travel money providers and bureau de change offer the best Bahamian Dollar exchange rates, followed by the supermarkets, the Post Office and then the banks. The absolute worst rates of all are found at the airports so try to avoid buying there at all costs. If you're short on time and need your currency in a hurry, check out our Click & Collect Bahamian Dollars page to find a local supplier near you.
Over the past 90 days, the Bahamian Dollar has increased by 2.35% from 1.2156 on the 19th August to 1.2442 today. This means £750 will buy you $21.45 more today than it would have three months ago. During this period the Bahamian Dollar hit a high of 1.3251 on the 24th October and a low of 1.2153 on the 30th October. You can see more historical exchange rate data over longer time frames on our Bahamian Dollar exchange rate history page.
The Bahamian Dollar is a "pegged" exchange rate currency. This means that one Barbados dollar is worth exactly $1 USD, but exchange rates still fluctuate for British travellers due to the floating nature of the US Dollar.
The Dollar replaced the pound in The Bahamas in 1966, and like it's US counterpart is divided into 100 cents. Denomination of notes is $1, $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 with the latter having a picture of Queen Elizabeth II.
Care should be taken when comparing Bahamian Dollars as exchange rates can vary wildly between suppliers – often by over 10%. Get the best Bahamian Dollar exchange rates by comparing them using our comparison table above.
The Bahamas are a popular destination for UK holidaymakers many on a stop-off from a cruise. We recommend that you take advantage of the Foreign Office’s Know Before You Go campaign and check the latest advice before you travel.
British nationals visiting are usually allowed entry into the Bahamas for up to 21 days. This can be extended up to 8 months by applying to the Department of Immigration in Nassau. If you are travelling via the USA, you may need to apply for an Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) via the cbp.gov website.
Prepaid currency cards are designed specifically to be used overseas. They work the same way as a standard UK bank card, except their fees are lower when used in the Bahamas and the exchange rates are much better than those offered by most high street banks.
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If you need Bahamian Dollars in a hurry or don't want to wait in for home delivery, our Click & Collect service can search for Bahamian Dollar suppliers near you. Reserve and buy online and collect in-store at a time that's convenient for you.
If you need to send Bahamian Dollars overseas or receive funds from a bank account in the Bahamas, you may be better off using the services of a specialist foreign exchange broker.
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