Foreign Exchange Sri Lanka, Currency Exchange Services
Foreign exchange Sri Lanka, if you need to transfer funds into Sri Lankan rupee, maybe for a business transfer or, if you send money to Sri lanka on a regular basis, you should use a foreign exchange broker to save money on transaction costs.
Foreign Exchange Brokers - Sri Lankan Rupees
If you need to exchange a larger amount of money into Sri Lankan rupees then you should consider using the services of a professional money transfer provider as they will be able to beat most, if not all high street bank foreign exchange rates.
Currency Overview - Sri Lanka
The official currency of Sri Lanka is the Sri Lankan rupee, LKR. If you are looking to make a large currency transaction into the Sri Lankan rupee, then you should use a foreign exchange broker to make the transfer as you will save typically between 3 to 5 percent over high street bank rates. See the best foreign exchange service providers here: Exchange Brokers
Accessing Local Sri Lankan Currency
Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards are accepted in Sri Lanka's more densly populated areas, where ATM's are available. In smaller, or rural areas, you may find it difficult to locate an ATM although you will be able to exchange currency for Sri Lankan rupees at a local bank or specialist foreign exchange offices.
Recommended Foreign Exchange Options for Travelers to Sri Lanka
If you are traveling to Sri Lanka you should consider taking hard cash currency or using a prepaid travel money card to pay for services including accommodation, restaurants and car hire.
Sending Money to a Person in Sri Lanka
The best way to send money to a person in Sri Lanka would be to use the money transfer service of Western Union.
Great for smaller money transfers to and from Sri Lanka (typically under £1000 per transaction) you can now send money online using Western Union's services.
There are more than 485,000 Western Union ® locations for cash pick-up around the world with no fees or commission to pay for the receiver. Western Union
Western Union offer a low cost and secure alternative to banks and traditional foreign exchange companies and are one of the biggest money transfer providers in the world.