Salvadorean Currency

Going to El Salvador and needs to know the name of the Salvadorean money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $1 US dollars in Salvadorean currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local currency in El Salvador, currency symbol, notes and more.


Salvadorean Currency Exchange Rate Today

El Salvador Money

  • The official money used in El Salvador is Dollar.

  • The currency symbol of the Salvadorean money is $.

  • The Salvadorean currency code is USD.

  • The Dollar Notes: The Salvadorean currency notes are made up of $1, $2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100.

  • The Dollar Coins: 1 Dollar is made up of 100 Cents. Salvadorean Cent Coins go from 1¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1.

What is the best currency to use in El Salvador? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Salvadorean money and use the local Dollar as it is accepted everywhere in El Salvador. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in El Salvador? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within El Salvador (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to US Dollars?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most days by the minute.

Therefore it's important to ask for the the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Salvadorean Dollar before buying the Dollar you need for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to Stirling Pound?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

It’s important to check the current money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Salvadorean Dollar before ordering the Dollar you need for your next trip at British Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.