500 KES to GTQ - Convert Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal

Convert KES to GTQ using our currency converter with real exchange rate today

1 KES = 0.058 GTQ

1 GTQ = 17.241 KES

(Mid-market exchange rate)

Last updated Apr 24, 2024 16:43 GMT

KES to GTQ conversion chart

Below is the live and historical Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal rate chart so you can see today's rate - and how the rates have changed over time.

1 KES = 0.058 GTQ

500 Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal stats | KES to GTQ

Stat Last 7 days Last 30 days Last 90 days Last year Selected period on chart
High 0.059 0.061 0.06 0.06 0.061
Low 0.058 0.058 0.048 0.048 0.058
Average 0.058 0.059 0.055 0.054 0.059
Volatility 1.72% 5.17% 25% 25% 5.17%

What is the Kenyan Shilling worth against the Guatemalan Quetzal today?

1 KES is worth 0.058 GTQ today

How much is 500 KES worth in GTQ?

At the current exchange rate of 0.058 , a sum of 500 Kenyan Shilling is worth 29 Guatemalan Quetzal.

Which currency is stronger? KES or GTQ?

The Guatemalan Quetzal is currently stronger than the Kenyan Shilling given that 1 GTQ is equal to 17.241 KES. Conversely, 1 KES is worth 0.058 GTQ.

Overview of KES to GTQ Performance and Trends

Today, to buy 500 Kenyan Shilling, you need 29 Guatemalan Quetzal. On the same date last year, you needed 29 Guatemalan Quetzal for 500 Kenyan Shilling. This change indicates that the Kenyan Shilling has become stronger against the Guatemalan Quetzal by 0% over the past year.

The pair experienced high volatility of 25%.

High volatility means there is a higher risk of significant price changes. It is better to closely monitor the exchange rate in such situations.

KES to GTQ Currency Performance and Volatility

Last 7 Days

  • Performance: KSh500 varied between Q0.058 (weekly low) and Q0.059 (weekly high), a variance of Q0.001 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 1.72%.

Last 30 Days

  • Performance: KSh500 varied between Q0.058 (30-day low) to Q0.061 (30-day high), a variance of Q0.003 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 5.17%.

Last 90 Days

  • Performance: KSh500 varied between Q0.048 (90-day low) to Q0.06 (90-day high), a variance of Q0.012 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 25%.

Last Year

  • Performance: KSh500 ranged from Q0.048 (yearly low) to Q0.06 (yearly high), a variance of Q0.012 .
  • Volatility: Fluctuated by 25%.

KES to GTQ Forecast and trending

Is the Kenyan Shilling going up or down against the Guatemalan Quetzal?

Today's KES to GTQ exchange rate (0.058) is smaller compared to yesterday's rate (0.058).

Currency information

KES - Kenyan Shilling

The currency code for Kenyan Shilling is KES.

The KES currency symbol is KSh.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Cent

KES rank by most traded currencies: Not in top 40 traded currencies

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0% (Low daily trade currency)

KES rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 104

The Kenyan Shilling is the currency of 1 countries:
Kenya

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GTQ - Guatemalan Quetzal

The currency code for Guatemalan Quetzal is GTQ.

The GTQ currency symbol is Q.

Minor unit: 1/100 = Centavo

GTQ rank by most traded currencies: Not in top 40 traded currencies

Avg proportion of daily world trade volume: 0% (Low daily trade currency)

GTQ rank by strongest currencies (buying power): 48

The Guatemalan Quetzal is the currency of 1 countries:
Guatemala

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Understanding KES to GTQ Currency Exchange: Our Top Tips

Let's look at some practical information, ideas and tips to help you make sure you can get the most from your money when you convert Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal, to send a payment, for a trip overseas, when shopping online or to hold a balance in Guatemalan Quetzal.

How to convert KES to GTQ?

You can convert Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal either in a physical location or online. If you choose to exchange money at a currency exchange store, bank or at the airport, you'll be given your Guatemalan Quetzal in cash. Or, you can choose to convert digitally, to send a payment overseas for example.

If you're exchanging money in a physical location you'll usually need to take the following steps:

  • Choose an exchange service that suits your needs
  • Head there with the money in Kenyan Shilling cash to exchange
  • Get a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Hand over your money and receive your Guatemalan Quetzal in cash

Exchanging your money digitally is often easier. As an example, here's how to send a payment overseas:

  • Choose an international payment service that suits your needs and head to their desktop site, or download their app
  • Tap Send Payment
  • Enter the amount in Kenyan Shilling you want to send, or the amount in Guatemalan Quetzal you want your recipient to get in the end
  • You'll be shown a quote for the exchange rate and any commission or fee you need to pay
  • Choose your preferred payment method, and follow the prompts to pay
  • Your money will be deposited to your recipient's bank account directly, in Guatemalan Quetzal

How to get the best KES to GTQ exchange rate?

Because banks, currency exchange offices and international payment services all set their own exchange rates, you'll need to shop around a little to find the best KES to GTQ exchange rate for your specific transaction.

Get to know the KES/GTQ mid-market exchange rate using reputable currency conversion tools, so you'll be able to see how the market is trending. You can often set up rate alerts so the service you choose will send you a message when the KES/GTQ mid-market exchange rate hits your preferred level. Once you see a rate you like, act fast to complete your transaction before markets move again.

Another smart option is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold a selection of major world currencies, often including Kenyan Shilling and Guatemalan Quetzal. This can be helpful if you transact internationally often, live overseas, receive payments from abroad, invest in diverse markets or even if you simply love to shop online with international retailers. Because you can hold a balance in the currency or currencies of your choice, there's no need to convert from one currency to another unnecessarily - you can wait until exchange rates are favorable to avoid losing out.

How to buy Kenyan Shilling with Guatemalan Quetzal?

You'll be able to exchange Guatemalan Quetzal to Kenyan Shilling in the same way as you'd exchange Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal. If you have Guatemalan Quetzal in your pocket in cash, you can take them along to a currency exchange service and ask if they'll buy back in exchange for Guatemalan Quetzal. Be aware that the exchange rate might not be great - so coming back from a trip with as little foreign cash as possible is a smart plan.

On the other hand, if you hold Kenyan Shilling in a bank or specialist provider account, you'll be able to take advantage of online currency exchange services which can often offer fast, efficient and good value conversion which uses a better rate than a bank would.

Where to exchange KES to GTQ?

You can exchange currencies in person at a currency exchange store, bank or airport, or use an online service instead. It's helpful to know that in person currency exchange options can offer a pretty poor deal overall, as exchange rates commonly include a markup - an extra fee. If you're exchanging somewhere with little local competition - like at an airport or hotel, for example - the chances are that the rate you get will be even worse.

A good alternative is to open a multi-currency account which lets you hold and exchange currencies digitally - and if you pick an account which also offers a linked debit card, you can make ATM withdrawals at home and abroad whenever you need cash. Digital specialist services can often offer a better exchange rate with lower overall costs compared to using your bank or exchanging cash in person - plus they're intuitive to use and let you manage your money with just your phone.

Frequently asked questions when converting Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal (KES to GTQ)

How much is the Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal?

The Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal exchange rate today is 0.058 . Use this guide to learn more about exchanging KES to GTQ in the easiest and best value way for your specific needs.

How much is 500 Kenyan Shilling to the Guatemalan Quetzal?

The KES to GTQ rate today is 0.058 . That means that 500 Kenyan Shilling would be worth 29 Guatemalan Quetzal.

How to exchange Kenyan Shilling to Guatemalan Quetzal?

Exchange KES to GTQ in person at a bank, currency exchange store or airport - or for a better exchange rate and to avoid standing in line in a physical store, use a digital service. Online currency exchange services are safe, intuitive and easy to use, to send payments internationally, or hold and exchange multiple currencies including KES to GTQ.

How to send money to Guatemala?

If you want to send money from Kenya - or anywhere else in the world - to Guatemala, you'll be able to do so through your bank or an online specialist service like Wise. Specialist international money transfer services can often offer better exchange rates and lower overall costs for payments to Guatemala - plus, you'll be able to get everything arranged with just your laptop or phone.

What is the Mid-Market Rate?

The mid-market exchange rate is the rate that banks and currency exchange services get when they buy and sell currencies like Guatemalan Quetzal and Kenyan Shilling on wholesale markets. It's an important benchmark you can use to measure whether the exchange rate you're offered by a bank or exchange service is fair.

Usually banks and exchange services add a percentage margin - known as a markup - to the exchange rate they get themselves. But this markup can vary a lot, and in some cases pushes up the cost of currency exchange significantly. Learning about the mid-market rate and monitoring it can mean you get a better deal when you exchange currencies.

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