Ports of Call
The currency in Honduras is the Lempira (HNL), which is subdivided into 100 centavos. Denominations are 10, 20 and 50 centavos. It is best to travel on the US Dollar as it is the more favourable exchange currency, but banks in larger cities will occasionally exchange Euros and Canadian Dollars. American Express, MasterCard and Visa are widely accepted in Honduras. ATMs are widely available.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Honduras||HNL 1||HNL 5||HNL 10||HNL 100||HNL 1,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.06||A$ 0.32||A$ 0.64||A$ 6.40||A$ 64.04|
|Canada||C$ 0.06||C$ 0.30||C$ 0.61||C$ 6.08||C$ 60.79|
|Ireland||€ 0.04||€ 0.21||€ 0.42||€ 4.24||€ 42.37|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.07||NZ$ 0.35||NZ$ 0.70||NZ$ 6.98||NZ$ 69.84|
|South Africa||R 0.66||R 3.29||R 6.58||R 65.76||R 657.59|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.03||£ 0.15||£ 0.30||£ 3.00||£ 29.96|
|United States of America||US$ 0.05||US$ 0.23||US$ 0.46||US$ 4.56||US$ 45.62|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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