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Barbados Currency and Banking
Barbados Currency and Banking

Currency, Banking,

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Updated 20 July 2023


The Barbadian dollar (BDS official currency), US dollar and credit cards are universally accepted on the island of Barbados (except American Express). Euros are not accepted as a form of payment.

You may pay in US dollars but expect to receive Barbadian dollars as change. 

US dollar fixed rate is USD $1 = $ 1.98 BDS
Euro approximate rate is €1 = $2.32 BDS


Barbados has an extensive network of banks with ATMs conveniently located across the island including; Barbados National Bank (BNB), First Citizens Bank, Scotiabank and Royal Bank of Canada (RBC). Banking hours are generally: Monday thru Thursday 8am-3pm. and Fridays 8am-5pm.

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