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Online Currency Conversion Websites

Updated on May 9, 2011

Currency Conversion

When you're trying to figure out how much the American dollar (USD) is to the Pakistan Rupees (PKR), you may or may not be able to convert the different in your head. This is where a currency converter is helpful to make the quick conversions.

With online currency converters, you put in the numerical amount, choose the country, and then choose the country to which you want the number to see the equivalent price.

Below are a few online currency conversion websites that you may want to try out.

US Dollar, Japanese Yen, Australian Dollar, Swedish Krona
US Dollar, Japanese Yen, Australian Dollar, Swedish Krona

Xe- Universal Currency Converter

This website is consider the world's favorite website for currency information. They have a full currency converter program that allows you to find the equivalent cash in another country's currency.

You can find other tools such as:

  • Personal Currency Assistant
  • Travel Expenses Calculator
  • Currency Charts
  • Global Payments and Trades
  • Forex News and Trade


Oanda will convert the currency for over 164 different countries, ranging from Afghanistan to Europe, Paraguay to Malaysia, and Iceland to the United States.

The website features trading information, business tools, and various currency tools.

The site is laid out simple and easy to use.

Go Currency

The Go Currency website shows the the exchange rates for the more popular currencies, such as USD, EUR, GBP, JPY, CAD, and AUD.

But, you can, also, use the site's online currency converter to automatically convert the currency of one country to the equivalent in another country.

The site, also, provides currency trading information, international investor tools, and import/ export information.

X- Rates

The X-Rates website is a fairly simple website. You can use the currency calculator to calculate the currency exchange between 22 different countries.

The site, also, provides currency trading information, news, and quotes.

You'll find information about why you should trade currency, what moves the rates, and how to get started.


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    • mkamdar profile image

      mkamdar 8 years ago from San Francisco Bay Area

      Do you know of a reputable site that allows you to purchase money in a foreign currency before leaving home for a trip abroad? Which one's might actually give a good rate? thanks!

    • Whitney05 profile image

      Whitney 10 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks Lissie, you're right. I didn't even think about it when I wrote it. Thank you.

      XE is a great site by far!

    • Lissie profile image

      Elisabeth Sowerbutts 10 years ago from New Zealand

      oh and the Dutch guilder is no more - replaced by the Euro!

    • Lissie profile image

      Elisabeth Sowerbutts 10 years ago from New Zealand

      xe is my favourite - its quick to type and easy to remember! They are useful places to see the effect that using different exchange rate will effect your budget - in fact I am off to link to this hub from my travel money hub

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      PixelHead 10 years ago from Boyertown, PA

      How about the Yahoo currency converter located at

      You can also perform currency conversions with Google. For example type in "3.5 USD in Euro" into the Google Search Bar will give you

      3.5 U.S. dollars = 2.38095238 Euros