The currency of Barbados is the Barbados Dollar (BBD).
When preparing for your Barbados vacation, remember that the Barbados Dollar is converted at the rate of $1.98 BDS to $1.00 U.S.
The Barbados Dollar is fixed to the U.S Dollar and its rate does not change. Its rate to other currencies however, changes daily based on their changes relative to the U.S. Dollar.
During your travels around Barbados you will find that US currency is accepted across the island, and most stores and restaurants accept major credit cards and travellers cheques. Of course, most Barbados hotels and other lodgings also accept these various forms of payment as well.
Barbados banknotes are issued in the following denominations: 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, and 100 Dollars.
Barbados coins are issued as 1 cent, 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents and 1 Dollar.