Haiti Travel Guide Haitian gourde, Haitian dollar, or US dollar?

When purchasing in Haiti, always be sure to clarify with vendors which currency they are talking about: the Haitian gourde, The Haitian dollar, or They U.S. dollar?

Just keep in mind:

  • The Haitian currency you are holding in your hand is the Haitain GOURDE not DOLLAR.
  • If they mention "U.S." multiply by forty (See Haiti currency exchange rates)
  • If they mention "Haitian dollar" (Dola Haitien), multiply by five (See: What is a Haitian dollar?)


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