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Algeria - Algerian Dinar - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Algeria and the Algerian Dinar (DZD)


DZD News, Forecasts and Trends

Rabobank told Bloomberg TV in early April that they see a difficult virus affected year in 2020 for the Algerian dinar.

The below interactive chart shows the USD to DZD exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.

Recent USD to DZD 90-day trend
USD/DZD at 128.79 was trading 0.7% above AVG:127.91 with LO:123.19 and HI:129.26 (90 days). There are no current rate alerts.

US Dollar to Algerian Dinar - Historical Rates

USD/DZD rateChangePeriod
29 Jun 2020 : 128.92530.1% ▼1 Week
06 Jun 2020 : 128.55000.2% ▲30 Days
07 Apr 2020 : 126.52271.8% ▲90 Days
07 Jul 2019 : 119.05008.2% ▲1 Year
08 Jul 2015 : 99.404129.6% ▼5 Years
09 Jul 2010 : 73.287375.7% ▼10 Years
USD/DZD 10 year historic rates & changes to 06-Jul-2020 : 128.7876

U$1,000 USD
دج128,769 DZD

Converted at USD/DZD wholesale exchange rate, compare foreign transfer and spend/travel exchange rates.


US Dollar to Algerian Dinar - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 دج 128.77
U$ 5 دج 643.85
U$ 10 دج 1,288
U$ 20 دج 2,575
U$ 50 دج 6,439
U$ 100 دج 12,877
U$ 250 دج 32,193
U$ 500 دج 64,385
U$ 1,000 دج 128,770
U$ 2,000 دج 257,540
U$ 5,000 دج 643,850
U$ 10,000 دج 1,287,700
U$ 50,000 دج 6,438,500
U$ 100,000 دج 12,877,000
More amounts
U$ 0.0078 دج 1
U$ 0.0388 دج 5
U$ 0.0777 دج 10
U$ 0.1553 دج 20
U$ 0.3883 دج 50
U$ 0.7766 دج 100
U$ 1.9415 دج 250
U$ 3.8830 دج 500
U$ 7.7660 دج 1,000
U$ 15.53 دج 2,000
U$ 38.83 دج 5,000
U$ 77.66 دج 10,000
U$ 388.30 دج 50,000
U$ 776.60 دج 100,000
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Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Algeria?

The domestic currency in Algeria is the Algerian Dinar.

What is the Algerian Dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Algerian Dinar is DZD — symbol is دج.

Which countries use the Algerian Dinar?

It is the domestic currency in    Algeria.

Is the Algerian Dinar a closed currency?

No, the Algerian Dinar is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Algeria

Travel money for Algeria

Save money and time by Ordering your Algerian Dinar online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the DZD cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Algerian Dinar otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Sending money to Algeria

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Algeria you need to start with finding out the latest Algerian Dinar exchange rate for foreign-transfers, which can be very different to the wholesale rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Algeria

When sending money to Algeria it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Algerian Dinar amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted DZD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Algeria.

Use the above Send to Algerian Dinar calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Algerian Dinar deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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