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    Georgia - Georgian lari - Currency Guide


    Foreign exchange guide to Georgia and the Georgian lari (GEL)

    What's in this Georgia currency guide?

    1. USD/GEL trend
    2. Forecasts
    3. Travel Georgia
    4. Spending GEL
    5. Send to Georgia

    USD/GEL Trend (90-day)

    USD to GEL at 3.1300 is 0.7% above its 90-day average, range 3.0742-3.1450.

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

    USD to GEL Currency Trend Chart

    US dollar to Georgian lari - Historical Rates

    USD/GEL wasChangePeriod
    05 Oct 2021
    0.2% 2 Weeks
    21 Jul 2021
    0.6% 90 Days
    19 Oct 2020
    3.1% 1 Year
    20 Oct 2016
    33% 5 Years
    22 Oct 2011
    88.5% 10 Years
    USD/GEL change over periods to 19-Oct-2021

    $10,000 USD
    ლ31,300 GEL

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

    USD to GEL - Quick Amounts

    Sell USD   →   Buy GEL
    $ 1 3.1300
    $ 5 15.65
    $ 10 31.30
    $ 20 62.60
    $ 50 156.50
    $ 100 313.00
    $ 250 782.50
    $ 500 1,565
    $ 1,000 3,130
    $ 2,000 6,260
    $ 5,000 15,650
    $ 10,000 31,300
    $ 20,000 62,600
    $ 50,000 156,500
    $ 100,000 313,000
    $ 0.3195 ლ 1
    $ 1.5975 ლ 5
    $ 3.1950 ლ 10
    $ 6.3900 ლ 20
    $ 15.98 ლ 50
    $ 31.95 ლ 100
    $ 79.88 ლ 250
    $ 159.75 ლ 500
    $ 319.50 ლ 1,000
    $ 639.00 ლ 2,000
    $ 1,598 ლ 5,000
    $ 3,195 ლ 10,000
    $ 6,390 ლ 20,000
    $ 15,975 ლ 50,000
    $ 31,950 ლ 100,000

    More amounts


    Frequently Asked Questions


    What currency should I use in Georgia?

    The domestic currency in Georgia is the Georgian lari.

    What is the Georgian lari currency code and symbol?

    The three letter currency code for the Georgian lari is GEL — symbol is .

    Which countries use the Georgian lari?

    It is the domestic currency in    Georgia.

    Is the Georgian lari a closed currency?

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


    Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Georgia

    Travel money for Georgia

    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.


    Send Money to Georgia - Best Rates

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

    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 :

    1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
    2. You specify the local or Georgian lari 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 GEL amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Georgia.

    Use the above 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!

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