Foreign exchange guide to Georgia and the Georgian Lari (GEL)
The below interactive chart shows the USD to GEL exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.
|U$ 1||ლ 3.1950|
|U$ 5||ლ 15.98|
|U$ 10||ლ 31.95|
|U$ 20||ლ 63.90|
|U$ 50||ლ 159.75|
|U$ 100||ლ 319.50|
|U$ 250||ლ 798.75|
|U$ 500||ლ 1,598|
|U$ 1,000||ლ 3,195|
|U$ 2,000||ლ 6,390|
|U$ 5,000||ლ 15,975|
|U$ 10,000||ლ 31,950|
|U$ 50,000||ლ 159,750|
|U$ 100,000||ლ 319,500|
The domestic currency in Georgia is the Georgian Lari.
The three letter currency code for the Georgian Lari is GEL — symbol is ლ.
It is the domestic currency in   Georgia.
No, the Georgian Lari is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?
Save money and time by Ordering your Georgian Lari online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the GEL 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 Georgian Lari otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.
When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Georgia you need to start with finding out the latest Georgian Lari foreign-transfer exchange 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 here).
When sending money to Georgia 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 :
Use our Send to Georgian Lari 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 Georgian Lari deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!