The East Caribbean Dollar rates below were last updated 3 minutes ago
If you're travelling to the Caribbean soon you'll want to get the best deal on your East Caribbean Dollars. Our free comparison service compares the best East Caribbean Dollar rates from the biggest currency suppliers in the UK so you can see at a glance who is offering the top deals. We are currently comparing 21 suppliers selling East Caribbean Dollars in the UK with exchange rates ranging from 2.9965 to 3.2334.
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Eight out of the nine eastern Caribbean states use the XCD as their legal currency. The East Caribbean Dollar is pegged to the US Dollar at a rate of $1 XCD = $2.7 USD. In many cases where a currency is pegged to the US Dollar it is often advantageous to take US Dollars as these are often better value than the local currency. With East Caribbean Dollars this is not the case. Although the US Dollar is widely accepted in hotels and restaurants, the exchange rate used is often so poor you are better off using the local currency. Many travellers have reported that Euros are also widely accepted. We have seen that the average order value is for £950 ($3,071.73XCD, as of Friday 24th of March 2017) based upon data from 1st of July to 30th of September 2016, worth of East Carribean Dollars with them when visting the carribean. This is nearly double the £500 ($2,060XCD) average value from 2013.
East Caribbean Dollars are stocked by nearly all online currency houses and bureau de change which means exchange rates can be very competitive.
British passport holders don't need a visa to enter any of the East Caribbean islands for up to three months. If you plan on staying for longer than this you should consult the relevant embassy before you travel.
Over the past week the East Caribbean Dollar has increased by 0.33% from last Monday's rate of 3.2229 to today's rate of 3.2334 which means £750 will buy you $7.88 more now than it would have a week ago. During this period the best rate we recorded was 3.2447 on Thursday and the worst rate was 3.2229 on Monday.
The 90 day outlook has seen the East Caribbean Dollar rate increase by 1.74% from 3.178 on 25th December 2016 to 3.2334 today. Based on these figures, £750 will buy you $41.55 more today than it would have three months ago. We recorded a high rate of 3.2758 on 1st February 2017 and a low rate of 3.1118 on 15th January 2017.
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Posted by Matthew Weston on 24th March 2017
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