The Barbados Dollar (BBD) is fixed to the US Dollar at a rate of Bd$1.98 to US$1 and does not fluctuate. Its rate is relative to other currencies fluctuations based on the particular currency's relation to the US Dollar. US Dollars are also widely accepted on the island, and well-known international credit cards and travellers cheques (best carried in US dollars to avoid additional charges) are accepted in most stores and restaurants. Banks and ATMs are freely available and cash withdrawals can be made.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Barbados||BBD 1||BBD 5||BBD 10||BBD 100||BBD 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.64||A$ 3.18||A$ 6.35||A$ 63.51||A$ 635.10|
|Canada||C$ 0.63||C$ 3.13||C$ 6.26||C$ 62.55||C$ 625.50|
|Ireland||€ 0.46||€ 2.28||€ 4.57||€ 45.68||€ 456.75|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.65||NZ$ 3.27||NZ$ 6.54||NZ$ 65.37||NZ$ 653.65|
|South Africa||R 5.94||R 29.71||R 59.42||R 594.16||R 5,941.60|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.34||£ 1.68||£ 3.36||£ 33.62||£ 336.15|
|United States of America||US$ 0.50||US$ 2.50||US$ 5.00||US$ 50.00||US$ 500.00|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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