Guatemalan Currency

Going to Guatemala and needs to know the name of the Guatemalan money unit or just want to know how much is $10 American dollars in Guatemalan currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local money used in Guatemala, currency symbol, notes and more.


Guatemalan Currency Exchange Rate Today

Guatemala Money

  • The official money used in Guatemala is Quetzal.

  • The currency symbol of the Guatemalan money is Q.

  • The Guatemalan currency code is GTQ.

  • The Quetzal Notes: The Guatemalan currency notes are made up of 1, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 quetzales.

  • The Quetzal Coins: 1 Quetzal is made up of 100 Centavos. Guatemalan Centavo Coins go from 1, 5, 10, 25, 50 centavos, 1 quetzal.

What is the best currency to use in Guatemala? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Guatemalan money and use the local Quetzal as it is accepted everywhere in Guatemala. American dollars and other major currencies like British 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Guatemala? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Guatemala (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 Quetzal to US Dollars?

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

Therefore it's important to check out the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Guatemalan Quetzal before purchasing the Quetzal you require for your up coming trip from American Dollar to Quetzal Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Quetzal to British Pound?

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

Therefore it's important to check out the current money exchange rate for British Pound to Guatemalan Quetzal before buying the Quetzal you require for your next trip from British Pound to Quetzal Exchange Rate Today.