The official currency is the Bahamian Dollar (BSD), which is divided into 100 cents. The Bahamian Dollar is equal in value to the US Dollar and both currencies are accepted throughout the islands. Currency can be exchanged at banks, bureaux de change and many hotels. There are ATMs in the main tourist centres and credit and debit cards are widely accepted in all the big resorts. Banks' opening hours may vary, but tend to be from 9.30am to 3pm (Monday to Thursday) and 9.30am to 04.30 pm (Fridays).
Currency Exchange Rates
|Bahamas||BSD 1||BSD 5||BSD 10||BSD 100||BSD 1,000|
|Australia||AUD 1.35||AUD 6.73||AUD 13.46||AUD 134.57||AUD 1,345.73|
|Canada||CAD 1.36||CAD 6.80||CAD 13.60||CAD 135.95||CAD 1,359.54|
|Ireland||EUR 0.90||EUR 4.49||EUR 8.97||EUR 89.75||EUR 897.49|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.43||NZD 7.16||NZD 14.32||NZD 143.21||NZD 1,432.11|
|South Africa||ZAR 12.99||ZAR 64.97||ZAR 129.95||ZAR 1,299.47||ZAR 12,994.66|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.78||GBP 3.88||GBP 7.76||GBP 77.62||GBP 776.23|
|United States of America||USD 1.01||USD 5.04||USD 10.08||USD 100.80||USD 1,007.96|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.