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    Algeria - Algerian dinar - Currency Guide


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

    What's in this Algeria currency guide?

    1. USD/DZD trend
    2. Forecasts
    3. Travel Algeria
    4. Spending DZD
    5. Send to Algeria

    USD/DZD Trend (90-day)

    USD to DZD at 136.9 is 0.7% above its 90-day average, range 134.5-137.6.

    The below interactive chart displays the USD/DZD trend and UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts

    USD to DZD Currency Trend Chart

    DZD Forecasts and Trends

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

    US dollar to Algerian dinar - Historical Rates

    USD/DZD wasChangePeriod
    05 Oct 2021
    0.2% 2 Weeks
    21 Jul 2021
    1.8% 90 Days
    19 Oct 2020
    6.3% 1 Year
    20 Oct 2016
    24.1% 5 Years
    22 Oct 2011
    85.6% 10 Years
    24 Oct 2001
    79.6% 20 Years
    USD/DZD change over periods to 19-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    دج1,368,500 DZD

    Converted at USD/DZD interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

    USD to DZD - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy DZD
    $ 1 دج 136.85
    $ 5 دج 684.25
    $ 10 دج 1,369
    $ 20 دج 2,737
    $ 50 دج 6,843
    $ 100 دج 13,685
    $ 250 دج 34,213
    $ 500 دج 68,425
    $ 1,000 دج 136,850
    $ 2,000 دج 273,700
    $ 5,000 دج 684,250
    $ 10,000 دج 1,368,500
    $ 20,000 دج 2,737,000
    $ 50,000 دج 6,842,500
    $ 100,000 دج 13,685,000
    $ 0.0073 دج 1
    $ 0.0365 دج 5
    $ 0.0731 دج 10
    $ 0.1461 دج 20
    $ 0.3654 دج 50
    $ 0.7307 دج 100
    $ 1.8268 دج 250
    $ 3.6535 دج 500
    $ 7.3070 دج 1,000
    $ 14.61 دج 2,000
    $ 36.54 دج 5,000
    $ 73.07 دج 10,000
    $ 146.14 دج 20,000
    $ 365.35 دج 50,000
    $ 730.70 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.


    Send Money to Algeria - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Algeria you need to find and compare exchange rates for International Money Transfers (IMTs).

    The available FX rates for sending money abroad can be very different to the mid-market (wholesale) rate which you see reported online and in the News.

    You should especially compare your own bank's exchange rates to those available from Money Transfer specialists 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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