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St Lucia Currency

Money

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 0.48 AUD 2.41 AUD 4.82 AUD 48.20 AUD 481.98
Canada CAD 0.47 CAD 2.37 CAD 4.75 CAD 47.46 CAD 474.62
Ireland EUR 0.33 EUR 1.65 EUR 3.29 EUR 32.92 EUR 329.20
New Zealand NZD 0.50 NZD 2.50 NZD 5.01 NZD 50.08 NZD 500.83
South Africa ZAR 5.24 ZAR 26.20 ZAR 52.40 ZAR 523.99 ZAR 5,239.91
United Kingdom GBP 0.28 GBP 1.38 GBP 2.76 GBP 27.56 GBP 275.61
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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