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Guinea - Guinean Franc - Currency Guide

 

Foreign exchange guide to Guinea and the Guinean Franc (GNF)

     

USD/GNF 90-day view

USDGNF at 9820 is a little above its 90-DAY average, range 9620-9842.99.
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1-DAY0.8% 90-DAY-HIGH
 
Recent USD to GNF 90-day trend
   

GNF News, Forecasts and Trends

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

US Dollar to Guinean Franc - Historical Rates

USD/GNFChangePeriod
9815.73
24 Nov 2020
0.3% ▲1 Week
9798.76
01 Nov 2020
0.5% ▲30 Days
9665.18
02 Sep 2020
1.8% ▲90 Days
9542.69
02 Dec 2019
3.1% ▲1 Year
7618.97
03 Dec 2015
29.2% ▲5 Years
6925.14
04 Dec 2010
42.1% ▲10 Years

USD/GNF 10 year historic rates & change to 01-Dec-2020 : 9842.99

 

U$10,000 USD
=
FG98,250,000 GNF

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

US Dollar to Guinean Franc - Quick Conversions

USD GNF
U$ 1 FG 9,825
U$ 5 FG 49,125
U$ 10 FG 98,250
U$ 20 FG 196,500
U$ 50 FG 491,250
U$ 100 FG 982,500
U$ 250 FG 2,456,250
U$ 500 FG 4,912,500
U$ 1,000 FG 9,825,000
U$ 2,000 FG 19,650,000
U$ 5,000 FG 49,125,000
U$ 10,000 FG 98,250,000
U$ 50,000 FG 491,250,000
U$ 100,000 FG 982,500,000
More amounts
USD GNF
U$ 0.0001 FG 1
U$ 0.0005 FG 5
U$ 0.0010 FG 10
U$ 0.0020 FG 20
U$ 0.0051 FG 50
U$ 0.0102 FG 100
U$ 0.0255 FG 250
U$ 0.0510 FG 500
U$ 0.1020 FG 1,000
U$ 0.2040 FG 2,000
U$ 0.5100 FG 5,000
U$ 1.0200 FG 10,000
U$ 5.1000 FG 50,000
U$ 10.20 FG 100,000
More amounts
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What currency should I use in Guinea?

The domestic currency in Guinea is the Guinean Franc.

What is the Guinean Franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Guinean Franc is GNF — symbol is FG.

Which countries use the Guinean Franc?

It is the domestic currency in    Guinea.

Is the Guinean Franc a closed currency?

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

 

Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Guinea

Travel money for Guinea

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

 

Send Money to Guinea - Best Rates

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Guinea you need to start with finding out the latest Guinean Franc exchange rate for foreign transfers also called International Money Transfers (IMTs), which can be very different to the wholesale rate and also to currency exchange rates.

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 Guinea

When sending money to Guinea 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 Guinean Franc 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 GNF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Guinea.

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


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