St Lucia Currency


The unit of currency in Saint Lucia is the East Caribbean Dollar (XCD), which is tied to the US Dollar. The EC$ is divided into 100 cents. US dollars are also accepted at most tourist establishments and ensure a better exchange rate. ATMs are available in Castries, Rodney Bay, Soufriere and Vieux Fort. Banks are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 2pm, some are open till 5pm. Major credit cards are accepted at all large hotels, shops and restaurants. Most hotels will exchange foreign currency, and there are change bureaux in Castries.

Currency Exchange Rates

St Lucia XCD 1 XCD 5 XCD 10 XCD 100 XCD 1,000
Australia AUD 0.50 AUD 2.51 AUD 5.02 AUD 50.16 AUD 501.60
Canada CAD 0.48 CAD 2.38 CAD 4.77 CAD 47.68 CAD 476.79
Ireland EUR 0.32 EUR 1.62 EUR 3.23 EUR 32.34 EUR 323.42
New Zealand NZD 0.55 NZD 2.73 NZD 5.45 NZD 54.54 NZD 545.36
South Africa ZAR 5.59 ZAR 27.95 ZAR 55.91 ZAR 559.08 ZAR 5,590.82
United Kingdom GBP 0.26 GBP 1.28 GBP 2.55 GBP 25.51 GBP 255.14
United States of America USD 0.37 USD 1.84 USD 3.68 USD 36.81 USD 368.07

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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