Buy Barbadian dollars

Before setting off, be sure to have some Barbadian dollars with you just to be safe. They’re available to buy in select Bureau de Change. If they aren’t available at your local Bureau de Change, the best place to buy Barbados dollars is online.


Competitive rates

We monitor the currency exchange market daily to make sure we offer you a great rate to buy Barbadian dollars.

Delivered to you

 Order Barbadian dollars online with next working day home delivery or click and collect from your local Waitrose or John Lewis.

No hidden fees

You won’t have to pay a commission fee when you buy Barbadian dollars online or at our Bureau de Change.

Explore the island paradise


Barbados is a vibrant destination with plenty of sun, sand, and barefoot charm. This island paradise offers exciting opportunities on land and in the waters. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beaches or embark on an adventure, many boat tours, beachside vendors and food market stalls can only accept cash payments. 


There’s so much to explore on the sun-kissed island of Barbados, so make sure you don’t miss out. Buy Barbadian dollars online today, so you can have cash ready before you need to pack your swimsuit.


Sell Barbadian Dollars

When you’re back in the UK, we’ll buy back leftover Barbadian dollars at any John Lewis Bureau de Change. Pop into your local Bureau de Change with your ID and currency, and one of our Partners will be able to exchange them back into pounds.


Guarantee return within 35 days

If your holiday to Barbados has been cancelled, we’ll refund your travel money. Returns will need to be made within 35 days of the purchase. Make sure to bring your ID, the original order receipt or online order confirmation with you. 


Please note returns and buy backs can only be made in-store.

Frequently asked questions

The Barbadian dollar is the official currency of the country. 

It’s best to have Barbadian cash on hand if you plan on only visiting Barbados for your holiday. However, if you’re travelling on a cruise, it may be useful to have US dollars to use while on board.

Exchange rates online may vary from those offered in-store. 

You can check today’s online rates on our main currency page. Today’s in-store buy and sell rates can be found on the Bureau de Change store locator.

For online orders, you can buy between £250 to £2,500 worth of Barbadian dollars. 

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Our partner

John Lewis Finance and John Lewis & Partners Bureau de Change are both trading names of John Lewis plc. Registered office: 171 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5NN. Registered in England (Registered Company Number 233462). John Lewis plc introduce the panel of carefully chosen providers in Bureau de Change products and services, whom each hold the appropriate licences with the Financial Conduct Authority and HMRC.

Foreign Currency online from both John Lewis Finance and John Lewis & Partners is provided by First Rate Exchange Services Limited registration number 04287490 (Money Service Business licence number MLR-64068), whose registered office is at Great West House, Great West Road, Brentford, West London, TW8 9DF England.

For UK clients: International Payments at John Lewis Finance is provided by HiFX Europe Limited. HiFX is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Services Regulations 2017, registration 462444, for the provision of payment services. HiFX is a limited company registered in England and Wales. Registered number: 3517451. Registered office: Maxis 1, Western Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1RT.

For EEA clients: International Payments at John Lewis Finance is provided by XE Europe B.V.. XE Europe B.V. is authorised by the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank) under the Payment Services Directive II, licence number R149006 for the provision of payment services. XE Europe B.V. is a limited company registered in The Netherlands with company no. 72587873, and registered office at Rozengracht 12,1, 1016NB Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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