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    Gambia - Gambian dalasi - Currency Guide


    Foreign exchange guide to Gambia and the Gambian dalasi (GMD)

    What's in this Gambia currency guide?

    1. USD/GMD trend
    2. Forecasts
    3. Travel Gambia
    4. Spending GMD
    5. Send to Gambia

    USD/GMD Trend (90-day)

    USD to GMD at 52.00 has risen 1.2% above its 90-day average, range 51.10-52.03.

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

    USD to GMD Currency Trend Chart

    US dollar to Gambian dalasi - Historical Rates

    USD/GMD wasChangePeriod
    05 Oct 2021
    0.9% 2 Weeks
    21 Jul 2021
    1.8% 90 Days
    19 Oct 2020
    0.5% 1 Year
    20 Oct 2016
    21.8% 5 Years
    22 Oct 2011
    81% 10 Years
    24 Oct 2001
    201.4% 20 Years
    USD/GMD change over periods to 19-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    D520,000 GMD

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

    USD to GMD - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy GMD
    $ 1 D 52.00
    $ 5 D 260.00
    $ 10 D 520.00
    $ 20 D 1,040
    $ 50 D 2,600
    $ 100 D 5,200
    $ 250 D 13,000
    $ 500 D 26,000
    $ 1,000 D 52,000
    $ 2,000 D 104,000
    $ 5,000 D 260,000
    $ 10,000 D 520,000
    $ 20,000 D 1,040,000
    $ 50,000 D 2,600,000
    $ 100,000 D 5,200,000
    $ 0.0192 D 1
    $ 0.0962 D 5
    $ 0.1923 D 10
    $ 0.3846 D 20
    $ 0.9616 D 50
    $ 1.9231 D 100
    $ 4.8078 D 250
    $ 9.6155 D 500
    $ 19.23 D 1,000
    $ 38.46 D 2,000
    $ 96.16 D 5,000
    $ 192.31 D 10,000
    $ 384.62 D 20,000
    $ 961.55 D 50,000
    $ 1,923 D 100,000

    More amounts


    Frequently Asked Questions


    What currency should I use in Gambia?

    The domestic currency in Gambia is the Gambian dalasi.

    What is the Gambian dalasi currency code and symbol?

    The three letter currency code for the Gambian dalasi is GMD — symbol is D.

    Which countries use the Gambian dalasi?

    It is the domestic currency in    Gambia.

    Is the Gambian dalasi a closed currency?

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


    Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Gambia

    Travel money for Gambia

    Save money and time by Ordering your Gambian dalasi online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the GMD 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 Gambian dalasi otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


    Send Money to Gambia - Best Rates

    To get a good (and fair) exchange rate when sending money to Gambia 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 Gambia

    When sending money to Gambia 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 Gambian dalasi 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 GMD amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Gambia.

    Use the above Send to Gambian dalasi 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 Gambian dalasi deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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