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Foreign Exchange Guide to Algeria

Read this currency guide to Algeria with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/DZD=118.71]

Country Code:
Domestic Currency:
Algerian Dinar
Symbol - Code:
دج DZD
Telephone Prefix:

This is a foreign exchange guide to Algeria, the Algerian Dinar currency plus DZD transfers and travel tips.

In this Algeria currency guide we take a look at :

  1. Algerian Dinar info - general info about the Algerian Dinar
  2. Algerian Dinar in the markets - recent DZD moves and predictions from the FX markets
  3. Travelling in Algeria - currency & money saving tips
  4. Buying Algerian Dinar cash online - travel money for Algeria
  5. Sending money to Algeria - save on Algerian Dinar bank transfers to Algeria
  6. Algerian Dinar exchange rates - latest & historic exchange rates.

Algerian Dinar (DZD) general currency information

What is the Algerian Dinar currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Algerian Dinar is DZD and the symbol is دج.

Which countries use the Algerian Dinar?

It is the domestic currency in Algeria.

Algerian Dinar (DZD) in the markets

The interactive chart below shows the USD to DZD exchange rate and trend for the previous 3 months:

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.


Algeria Trip Checklist    

  1. Compare DZD travel cash rates - probably why you are here!
  2. Search Hotel deals - Save on your accomodation in Algeria
  3. Lonely Planet - world's best travel guide (coupon and deals)

Sending money to Algeria

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Algeria you need to start with finding out the latest Algerian Dinar 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).

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 our Send to DZD 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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DZD/USD - Algerian Dinar to United States Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00841323 Jun 2019
1 Week0.00836717 Jun 2019
1 Month0.00836125 May 2019
6 Months0.00843526 Dec 2018
1 Year0.00852524 Jun 2018
5 Years0.012625 Jun 2014
10 Years0.013726 Jun 2009

DZD/EUR - Algerian Dinar to Euro - Historical Rates

1 Day0.00739023 Jun 2019
1 Week0.00745517 Jun 2019
1 Month0.00746125 May 2019
6 Months0.00742526 Dec 2018
1 Year0.00731124 Jun 2018
5 Years0.00924125 Jun 2014
10 Years0.00972326 Jun 2009

DZD/GBP - Algerian Dinar to British Pound Sterling - 10 Year History

1 Day0.00659823 Jun 2019
1 Week0.00667117 Jun 2019
1 Month0.00657725 May 2019
6 Months0.00666926 Dec 2018
1 Year0.00642824 Jun 2018
5 Years0.00741725 Jun 2014
10 Years0.00828726 Jun 2009

DZD/AUD - Algerian Dinar to Australian Dollar - Historical Rates

1 Day0.012123 Jun 2019
1 Week0.012217 Jun 2019
1 Month0.012125 May 2019
6 Months0.011926 Dec 2018
1 Year0.011524 Jun 2018
5 Years0.013425 Jun 2014
10 Years0.017026 Jun 2009

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