Money in Honduras:
The Honduras Lempira (HNL): One unit of Honduran currency is called the lempira. The Honduras lempira is divided into 100 centavos.
The exchange rate of the Honduras lempira to the US dollar is approximately 19 to one, which means one lempira is around 5 cents US. For exact exchange rates, visit Yahoo! Finance.
The Honduras lempira is named for a 16th century ruler of the indigenous Lenca people, who led a resistance against the Spanish conquistadors.
Honduras money tips:
The US dollar is widely accepted in the Honduran Bay Islands of Roatan, Utila and Guanaja.