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Foreign Exchange Guide to Algeria

Read this currency guide to Algeria with money transfer and travel tips.   [USD/DZD=118.7989]

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 for the previous 3 months with rate alerts for days when the exchange rate moved up or down significantly or for 30 day highs and lows.

USD-DZD 3 Month chart
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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 - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0084211 Week
18 Jan 20190.0084451 Month
21 Aug 20180.0084126 Months
17 Feb 20180.0088051 Year
17 Feb 20170.0090952 Years
18 Feb 20140.01295 Years
19 Feb 20090.013910 Years

DZD/EUR - Algerian Dinar to Euro - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0074371 Week
18 Jan 20190.0074291 Month
21 Aug 20180.0072666 Months
17 Feb 20180.0070971 Year
17 Feb 20170.0085682 Years
18 Feb 20140.0093475 Years
19 Feb 20090.010910 Years

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

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.0065101 Week
18 Jan 20190.0065581 Month
21 Aug 20180.0065186 Months
17 Feb 20180.0062771 Year
17 Feb 20170.0073282 Years
18 Feb 20140.0077105 Years
19 Feb 20090.00968410 Years

DZD/JPY - Algerian Dinar to Japanese Yen - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.92481 Week
18 Jan 20190.92701 Month
21 Aug 20180.92636 Months
17 Feb 20180.93611 Year
17 Feb 20171.02642 Years
18 Feb 20141.31535 Years
19 Feb 20091.306110 Years

DZD/AUD - Algerian Dinar to Australian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.01191 Week
18 Jan 20190.01181 Month
21 Aug 20180.01146 Months
17 Feb 20180.01111 Year
17 Feb 20170.01192 Years
18 Feb 20140.01435 Years
19 Feb 20090.021510 Years

DZD/CAD - Algerian Dinar to Canadian Dollar - 10 Year History

DateExchange RatePeriod
10 Feb 20190.01121 Week
18 Jan 20190.01121 Month
21 Aug 20180.01106 Months
17 Feb 20180.01111 Year
17 Feb 20170.01192 Years
18 Feb 20140.01415 Years
19 Feb 20090.017410 Years

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